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USSB1275IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR219IntroThis resolution designates May 18, 2021, as National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/18/2021 CR S2575-2576)
USHB4052IntroTo establish a national, research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents and provide funding to States and Indian tribes to adopt such process.
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2021-06-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2167IntroRequires The Department of Health and Human Services to establish a methodology for researched-based home study and to award grants for demonstration projects for states to adopt such methodology in the evaluation of prospective foster and adoptive p...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1927IntroA bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
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2021-06-10
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR463IntroThis resolution expresses support for National Child Abuse Prevention Week.
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2021-06-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3667IntroTo amend title IV of the Social Security Act to target additional child care funds by allocating to States based on the number of children in poverty, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3560IntroExpands the permissible uses of federal grants by local centers serving runaway and homeless youth to include the provision of menstrual hygiene products.
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2021-05-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3615IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to monitor compliance with the requirements of the American Rescue Plan relating to the uses of funds for child care.
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2021-05-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1922IntroA bill to amend title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1848IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or religion in the provision of child welfare programs and services by entities receiving federal funding. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1842IntroA bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to provide funding to sustain and increase the supply and quality of child care, access to child care, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3502IntroTo amend title IV of the Social Security Act to prevent the child care cliff and increase parental choice for low-income families, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1741IntroA bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to provide for alternative pathways of addressing child abuse and neglect.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR412IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-05-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR218IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Foster Care Month.
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2021-05-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2552; text: CR S2545-2546)
USHR381IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Foster Care Month.
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2021-05-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3083IntroTo support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children and youth with experience in foster care.
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2021-05-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1540IntroExpands the activities and functions of child welfare programs that support kinship caregiving (i.e., grandparents or other extended family members that provide child caregiving). The bill also expands grants programs for preventing child abuse to pr...
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2021-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1497IntroExpands programs that prevent and treat child abuse and neglect to address issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth. Specifically, these programs include (1) research and reporting requirements, (2) providing technical assis...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1483IntroRequires states receiving child welfare grants to report specified information about child deaths from maltreatment. Specifically, multidisciplinary teams from within the child welfare system in each state must make a finding concerning the causes of...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1496IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to fund demonstration projects to improve recruitment and retention of child welfare workers.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2886IntroProvides funds to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for an affordable child care and early learning program. Children who are at least six weeks of age but not yet required to attend school may participate in the program regardless of...
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2021-04-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1398IntroProvides funds to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for an affordable child care and early learning program. Children who are at least six weeks of age but not yet required to attend school may participate in the program regardless of...
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2021-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1360IntroA bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2817IntroTo amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2747IntroExpands the activities and functions of child welfare programs that support kinship caregiving (i.e., grandparents or other extended family members that provide child caregiving). The bill also expands grants programs for preventing child abuse to pr...
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2021-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2375IntroRequires the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to provide counseling services for mothers who are considering placing or have placed a child for adoption. The ACF also must provide training for hospital staff and postadoption or postplac...
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2021-04-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2247IntroTo require in-State tuition rates for qualifying foster youth.
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2021-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2119IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB886IntroProvides for a grant to establish and operate a National Child Abuse Hotline that makes available assistance and information services 24 hours a day to victims of child abuse or neglect, their families, caregivers, and individuals required by law to ...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2033IntroRequires an initial mental health screening within 30 days after a child enters foster care. In the case of a child for whom a mental health issue is identified in such initial screening, a comprehensive assessment of the child's mental health must b...
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2021-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB485EngrossReauthorizes through FY2027 and revises the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978 to expand services for preventing and treating child abuse. Specifically, the bill estab...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1911IntroEstablishes grants for child care facilities and higher education loan repayment and scholarship programs for child care educators, among other provisions. The Administration for Children and Families must conduct long- and short-term assessments of ...
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2021-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1963IntroTo amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to modify certain State uses of funds.
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2021-03-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1973IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to submit to the Congress a report on State child care regulations.
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2021-03-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB734IntroAllows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide grants for evidence-informed child sexual abuse awareness and prevention programs. The grants may be awarded for a period of up to five years.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1865IntroAllows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide grants for evidence-informed child sexual abuse awareness and prevention programs. The grants may be awarded for a period of up to five years.
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2021-03-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB639IntroA bill to establish a National Technical Assistance Center on Grandfamilies and Kinship Families.
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2021-03-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1713IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services to study and report on adoption outcomes and the factors, including parental substance use disorder, affecting such outcomes.
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2021-03-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1606IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services to study and report on state laws regarding the minimum marriage age and the prevalence of marriage involving a child who is under the minimum marriage age.
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2021-03-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1658IntroPermits the Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children & Families to provide grants for programs that support a high-quality workforce to prevent, identify, and treat child abuse and neglect.
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2021-03-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1666IntroRequires the Office on Child Abuse and Neglect to study and report on state laws that require certain individuals to report child abuse and neglect. The required analysis must include trends based on a state's inclusion under such laws of health care...
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2021-03-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB503IntroExpands the use of federal incentive payments to states under the Child Support Enforcement Program to include establishing agreements for how much time a child spends with each parent as agreed to by the parents under a child support or medical supp...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB462IntroFunds additional grants to states for child abuse or neglect prevention and treatment programs in response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, states may use such grants to expand services, provide support to comm...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1377IntroFunds additional grants to states for child abuse or neglect prevention and treatment programs in response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, states may use such grants to expand services, provide support to comm...
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2021-02-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1379IntroExpands programs that prevent and treat child abuse and neglect to address issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth. Specifically, these programs include (1) research and reporting requirements, (2) providing technical assistance, ...
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2021-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1247IntroMakes unregulated custody transfers a form of child abuse and neglect under federal child-welfare law. Specifically, an unregulated custody transfer occurs when a child is placed with a non-relative or otherwise unfamiliar adult, with the intention o...
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2021-02-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB397IntroMakes unregulated custody transfers a form of child abuse and neglect under federal child-welfare law. Specifically, an unregulated custody transfer occurs when a child is placed with a non-relative or otherwise unfamiliar adult, with the intention o...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB995IntroPermits the Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children & Families to provide grants for programs that reduce child abuse and neglect resulting from the substance use disorder of a parent or caregiver.
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2021-02-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
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