H.R.3576 - Leave No Abused or Neglected Child Behind Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] (Introduced 07/28/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||08/04/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3576 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2005)
Leave No Abused or Neglected Child Behind Act - Amends the Social Security Act to revise requirements for foster care and adoption assistance and for child welfare services.
Provides for: (1) a state-optional child and family services component in the state plan for foster care and adoption assistance, and related federal payments; (2) expanded eligibility for foster care and adoption assistance by eliminating certain income eligibility requirements, revising maintenance payments match rates, and authorizing Indian tribes to receive federal funds for such assistance; (3) state-optional kinship guardianship assistance payments for children, and related federal payments; (4) a state-optional separate standard for relative foster family homes; (5) application of certain care standards to all children in state custody; (6) child welfare service quality improvement grants to states; and (7) an increased payment rate to states for short-term training of certain child welfare agency staff and court personnel.