H.R.2866: Reducing Unnecessary Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act

About This Bill

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

Bill Versions

Bill Summary

Reducing Unnecessary Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to identify reputable model standards for the licensing of foster family homes. Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act is amended to require state plans for foster care and adoption assistance to require submission to HHS of information addressing: whether the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 11 statements associated with H.R.2866.

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, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 382 - 19 (Roll no. 310). (text: CR H4955)

June 20, 2017
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H4979)
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. 2866.
June 20, 2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4955-4958)
June 20, 2017
Mr. Kelly (PA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
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 Lloyd Smucker (R-Pa.)

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