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H.R. 2480 (116th): Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

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To reauthorize the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Kim Schrier

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 21, 2019
Length: 109 pages
May 2, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 20, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rep. Schrier’s Statement on House Passage of Her Bipartisan Child Abuse Prevention Bill
    — Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA8] (Sponsor) on May 20, 2019

Stefanik Co-Leads CAPTA and Amendment to Fund National Hotline
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2019

My Votes – Week of May 20
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] on May 24, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.R. 2480 will add $3.7 billion in new spending through 2029.


May 2, 2019

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May 8, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Education and Labor

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 20, 2019
Ordered Reported

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May 20, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2480 (116th) 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 H.R. 2480. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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