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S.1870: Supporting At-Risk Children Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about social welfare
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Sponsor Max Baucus, D-Mont.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Dec. 19, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 6, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Supporting At-Risk Children Act -Title I: Strengthening and Finding Families for Children - Strengthening and Finding Families for Children Act - Subtitle A: Adoption Incentive Payments - (Sec. 111) Amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSA) to extend the adoption incentives grant program through FY2016.

(Sec. 112) Revises the program's award structure.

Repeals the state incentive-eligibility requirement that: (1) the number of foster child adoptions in the state during the fiscal year exceed the state's base number of foster child adoptions for the fiscal year, (B) the number of older child adoptions in the state during the fiscal year exceed the state's base number of older child adoptions for the fiscal year, or (C) the state's foster child adoption rate...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 6, 2014 By Senator Baucus from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 113-137. Minority views filed.
Dec. 19, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
Dec. 19, 2013 Committee on Finance. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Baucus. Without written report.