A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to require States to adopt an electronic system to help expedite the placement of children in foster care or guardianship, or for adoption, across State lines, and to provide funding to aid States in developing such a system, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Indiana. Republican.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 10 pages
May 25, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 2742 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 20, 2017
Mar 22, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4472 (114th).
May 25, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 20, 2017
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2742 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1257 (115th).
S. 1257 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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