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S. 1257: Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

May 25, 2017

Status:

Introduced on May 25, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 25, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Todd Young

Junior Senator from Indiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 10 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 2742 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Jun 20, 2017

History

May 25, 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. 1257 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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