H.R.6459 - Adoption Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] (Introduced 07/10/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||07/10/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.|
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Summary: H.R.6459 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/10/2008)
Adoption Improvement Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a pilot program of grants to child welfare agencies to effect long-range improvements in the adoption process by increasing prospective adoptive parent access to adoption information and strengthening agency responsiveness to prospective adoptive parents.
Requires the Secretary also to: (1) research, through grant or contract, the successes and challenges of the programs established under the pilot program grants; and (2) include in the national annual review of child welfare agencies an examination of each state's progress regarding adoption information accessibility and agency responsiveness to prospective adoptive parents.