H.R.2640: Every Child Deserves a Family Act

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99 (98 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Every Child Deserves a Family Act This bill prohibits adoption or foster care placement entities that receive federal assistance from using the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of a prospective adoptive or foster parent, or from using the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child, to: (1) deny a person the opportunity to become an adoptive or foster parent; (2) delay or deny the placement of a child for adoption...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
June 7, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
May 24, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
May 24, 2017

Introduced in the House by John Lewis (D-Ga.)

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