H.R. 2847 improves support for the transition to adulthood by updating the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program to allow states the option of continuing to assist older former foster youth up to age 23, including providing education and training vouchers.
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(Source: Republican Policy Committee)
Jun 8, 2017
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.
Representative for New York's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 11 pages
H.R. 2847 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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