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S.1786: Sibling Connections Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about social welfare
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Sponsor Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Dec. 10, 2013
Latest Major Action Dec. 10, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sibling Connections Act - Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require the state foster care and adoption assistance plan to encourage placement of children with siblings by requiring the state, in its due diligence with regard to a child removed or being removed from parental custody, to notify all parents of a sibling of the child who have legal custody of that sibling.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Dec. 10, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.