H.R.3827 - Every Child Deserves a Family Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 10/15/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||10/15/2009 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.|
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Summary: H.R.3827 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/15/2009)
Every Child Deserves a Family Act - Prohibits an entity that receives federal assistance and is involved in adoption or foster care placements from discriminating against prospective adoptive or foster parents solely on the basis of their sexual orientation, gender identification, or martial status.
Requires a General Accounting Office study and report to Congress on whether states have substantially complied with this Act in eliminating policies, practices, or statutes that deny adoption rights on the basis of these criteria.