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H.R. 2866: Reducing Unnecessary Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act

About the bill

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 ...

Sponsor and status

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

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.

Prognosis:

22% 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.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2866 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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