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H.R. 2847: Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

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

John Faso

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 19th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Jun 8, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018; SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Honoring Hometown Heroes Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 9, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

24% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jun 8, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 14, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Ways and Means

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jun 20, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2847 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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