H.Res.1208 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that youth who age out of foster care should be given special care and attention.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] (Introduced 05/19/2008)|
|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.1208 — 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.)
Supports former foster care youth as they overcome many emotional, physical, and social obstacles in the pursuit of healthy, independent, and fulfilling lives.
Recognizes former foster care youth organizations for their dedication to reforming and improving the foster care system.
Encourages reviews of federal and state programs conducted under title IV of the Social Security Act that would improve services to help former foster care youth succeed in their transition to adulthood and independence.