H.Res.1185 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should recognize the important contributions of Americans who serve as foster parents and, in doing so, unselfishly open their homes and family lives to children in need.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] (Introduced 05/08/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/20/2008 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
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Summary: H.Res.1185 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (05/20/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses the sense of Congress that all Americans should work together to strengthen families and reduce the need of foster care placement for children.
Urges Congress to continue its commitment to providing critical assistance to children and families involved in the foster care system through part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act and other programs designed to help children reunite with their parents or find a loving and permanent home when they cannot return to their biological parents.