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Short Titles as Introduced

Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2002

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Official Title as Introduced

To support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using a network of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
10/17/2002Introduced in House

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Date
10/17/2002Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/17/2002Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/17/2002Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
10/17/2002Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means10/17/2002 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce10/17/2002 Referred to

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Introduced in House (10/17/2002)

Foster Care Mentoring Act of 2002 - Amends title IV part B (Child-Welfare Services) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States to support the establishment or expansion and operation of programs using networks of public and private community entities to provide mentoring for children in foster care.

Prescribes program implementation guidelines, including: (1) application requirements; (2) screening; (3) training; (4) educational requirements; (5) Federal and non-Federal share of funds for the Program; (6) considerations in awarding grants; and (7) use of funds.

Sets forth a maximum grant amount to be awarded to a State.

Authorizes the Secretary to award a competitive grant to an eligible entity to establish a National Hotline Service or Website to provide information to individuals interested in becoming mentors to youth in foster care.

Instructs the Secretary of Education to implement a program to provide for the discharge or cancellation of the Federal student loan indebtedness of an eligible mentor.