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H.R. 2742: Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act

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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Overview

Introduced:

May 25, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 20, 2017

This bill passed in the House on June 20, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Jackie Walorski

Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 11 pages

Prognosis:

30% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 25, 2017
 
Introduced

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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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2742 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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