A bill to amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that mental health screenings and assessments are provided to children and youth upon entry into foster care.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Missouri. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on February 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 8, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2166 (114th).
Feb 17, 2017
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S. 439 (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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