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S.RES.147: A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about families
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Sponsor Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 11 (8 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced May 16, 2013
Latest Major Action May 16, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Supports the designation of May 2013 as National Foster Care Month.

Recognizes National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children in the foster care system face.

Encourages Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 16, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3585; text as passed Senate: CR S3583-3584)