H.R.2847: Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 8, 2017
  • Latest Major Action June 21, 2017

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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.) Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act to revise the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program to: authorize states electing to extend foster care eligibility up to age 21 to extend...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 12 statements associated with H.R.2847.

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 21, 2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
June 20, 2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
June 20, 2017

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 8 (Roll no. 309). (text: CR H4951-4952)

June 20, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4978-4979)
June 20, 2017
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
June 20, 2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2847.
June 20, 2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4951-4955)
June 20, 2017
Mrs. Walorski moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
June 12, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.
June 8, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
June 8, 2017

Introduced in the House by John Faso (R-N.Y.)

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