S.2395 - Adoption Improvement Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 11/16/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.2395 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/16/2007)
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.