About the bill
H.R. 5890 requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide states with enhanced guidance to support the implementation of their “plan of safe care” assurance, which is required under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) and designed to address to address the needs of infants affected by prenatal substance abuse.
Background The CAPTA provides Federal funding to States in support of prevention, assessment, investigation, and treatment activities related to child abuse. Since 2003, CAPTA has required governors to provide an assurance that states have ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 4 pages
H.R. 5890 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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