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S. 503: PARENTS Act of 2021

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A bill to amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow States to use incentive payments available under the child support enforcement program to improve parent-child relationships, increase child support collections, and improve outcomes for children by supporting parenting time agreements for noncustodial parents in uncontested agreements, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 1, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 27, 2021

This bill passed in the Senate on July 27, 2021 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)

Prognosis
43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 1, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jul 27, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 503 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 503. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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