S. 3065: Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016

A bill to amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to invest in funding prevention and family services to help keep children safe and supported at home, to ensure that children in foster care are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like, and appropriate settings, and for other purposes.

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Jun 16, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jun 16, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on June 16, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Orrin Hatch

Senior Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 100 pages


1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 5456 (same title)
Passed House — Jun 21, 2016


Jun 16, 2016

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Reported by Committee

Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 3065 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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