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S. 1964: Child Welfare Oversight and Accountability Act of 2017

A bill to encourage kinship guardianship placements and support payment rate equity for such placements, to improve oversight of State child welfare programs funded under the Social Security Act, to strengthen national data on child fatalities from maltreatment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Orrin Hatch

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 16, 2017
Length: 27 pages
Introduced:

Oct 16, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Oct 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on October 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 16, 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. 1964 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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