About the bill
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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 11 pages
H.R. 2847 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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