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S. 1829 (115th): Strong Families Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title V of the Social Security Act to extend the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.

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Sponsor and status

Charles “Chuck” Grassley

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Iowa. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2017
Length: 12 pages
Sep 19, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 19, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Grassley, Menendez, Blunt, Casey, Gardner, Cardin, Brown Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Re-authorize Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
    — Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Sep 19, 2017

Menendez, Grassley, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Re-authorize Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 19, 2017

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Sep 19, 2017

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

S. 1829 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1829. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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