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S.RES.442: 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 15 (8 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Introduced May 13, 2014
Latest Major Action May 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

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 and maximize the number of children exiting foster care to the protection of safe, loving, and permanent families.

Supports the designation of National Foster Care Month.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 13, 2014 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2957)