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H.R. 2866 (115th): Reducing Unnecessary Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2866 reviews and improves licensing standards for placement in a relative foster family home. This bill would require HHS to identify reputable model standards for licensing foster family homes not later than October 1, 2018. No later than April 1, 2019 each state would be required to submit information to HHS on whether its own licensing standards are fully consistent with the model standards identified by HHS, and, if not, why this inconsistency is appropriate for the state. No later than April 1, 2018, each state would also ...

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Lloyd Smucker

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jun 8, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1892: 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)
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History

Jun 8, 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)

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H.R. 2866 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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