To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to adopt an electronic system to help expedite the placement of children in foster care or guardianship, or for adoption, across State lines, and to provide funding to aid States in developing such a system, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 11 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 20, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.
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7 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Walorski Votes to Fully Fund Military, Renew Community Health Centers”
— Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] (Sponsor) on Feb 6, 2018
“Rep. Bass, CCFY Co-Chairs Endorse Bipartisan Child Welfare Package”
— Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 15, 2017
May 25, 2017
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Jun 14, 2017
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means
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Jun 20, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.R. 2742 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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