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July 14, 2016
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H.R.5810

National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

June 16, 2016
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S.3065

Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

June 10, 2016
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S.RES.488

A resolution recognizing the historical significance and the 50th anniversary of the "James H. Meredith March Against Fear", a 220-mile walk down Highway 51 from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3790; text as passed Senate: CR S3797)

May 16, 2016
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H.RES.733

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.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

May 12, 2016
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H.R.4843

Infant Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

April 28, 2016
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H.RES.711

Expressing support for designation of April 30, 2016, as Día de los Niños: Celebrating Young Americans.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

April 13, 2016
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S.RES.424

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2064; text: CR S2029)

April 4, 2016
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S.2687

Plan of Safe Care Improvement Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 411.

H.R.4472

Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

March 23, 2016
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H.R.4524

Child CARE Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

Feb. 24, 2016
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S.2574

Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Feb. 10, 2016
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S.2539

Child CARE Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Nov. 18, 2015
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S.RES.315

A resolution expressing support for the goals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure safety, permanency, and well-being for all children.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8058-8060; text as passed Senate: CR S8081-8082)

Nov. 17, 2015
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H.RES.530

Expressing support for the goals of "National Adoption Day" and "National Adoption Month" by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people of the United States to secure safety, permanency, and well-being for all children.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Oct. 28, 2015
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S.RES.293

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, commending domestic violence victim advocates, domestic violence victim service providers, crisis hotline staff, and first responders serving victims of domestic violence for their compassionate support of victims of domestic violence, and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should continue to support efforts to end domestic violence and hold perpetrators of domestic violence accountable.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Oct. 22, 2015
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S.RES.292

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the availability of high-quality childcare for working parents should be increased.

Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S7473-7474)

Sept. 30, 2015
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S.RES.266

A resolution designating September 2015 as "National Kinship Care Month".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

July 2, 2015
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H.R.2818

Protecting Adoption Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.

June 18, 2015
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S.1637

Protecting Adoption and Promoting Responsible Fatherhood Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

May 19, 2015
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S.1382

Every Child Deserves a Family Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

May 14, 2015
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H.R.2068

To ensure the safety and well-being of adopted children.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.

May 1, 2015
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H.R.1868

Rehab and Ahmed Amer Foster Care Improvement Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources.

April 23, 2015
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H.J.RES.47

Supporting the establishment of a Presidential Youth Council.

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

March 16, 2015
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H.R.824

State Marriage Defense Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 12, 2015
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H.J.RES.32

Marriage Protection Amendment

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Feb. 10, 2015
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S.435

State Marriage Defense Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Feb. 4, 2015
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S.369

Supporting Adoptive Families Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 28, 2015
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H.R.469

Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 27, 2015
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H.R.468

Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Youth Trafficking Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 16, 2015
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H.R.263

Adult Day Center Enhancement Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.