To provide additional temporary supports and flexibilities for older foster youth, grandparents, and other kinship families, home visiting for pregnant and parenting families, and other child welfare services, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 7, 2020
Length: 22 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on August 7, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
Aug 7, 2020
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H.R. 7947 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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