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S. 1178: Vulnerable Children and Families Act of 2017

A bill to realign structures and reallocate resources in the Federal Government in keeping with the core belief that families are the best protection for children and the bedrock of any society to bolster United States diplomacy targeted at ensuring that every child can grow up in a permanent, safe, nurturing, and loving family, and to ensure that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a viable and fully developed option for providing families for children in need, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 18, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 18, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 18, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 18, 2017
Length: 27 pages

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 18, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 1178 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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