S.Res.345 - A resolution expressing the Sense of the Senate that Congress should expand the supports and services available to grandparents and other relatives who are raising children when their biological parents have died or can no longer take care of them.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 04/28/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||04/28/2004 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4504) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.345 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/28/2004)
Expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress should establish new and expanded supports and services, such as respite care, housing, and subsidized guardianship, for grandparents and other relatives who are raising children inside and outside of the foster care system.
Recognizes the commitment of grandparents and other relatives raising children whose parents are unable or unwilling to do so. Urges institutions and government entities to promote public policies that support such caregivers.