All Information (Except Text) for S.1527 - Supporting Adoptive Families Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] (Introduced 09/19/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/19/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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|09/19/2013||Introduced in Senate|
09/19/2013 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (1)
|09/19/2013||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
Action By: Senate
09/19/2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
|Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO]*||09/19/2013|
|Sen. Landrieu, Mary L. [D-LA]*||09/19/2013|
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|Senate Finance||09/19/2013||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Administrative law and regulatory procedures
- Adoption and foster care
- Advisory bodies
- Child health
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Government information and archives
- Health programs administration and funding
- Mental health
- Poverty and welfare assistance
- Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (09/19/2013)
Supporting Adoptive Families Act - Amends part B (Child and Family Services) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to make it a purpose of the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services Program to promote efforts to prevent children from entering the foster care system through the provision of pre- and post-adoptive support services.
Extends adoption promotion and support services to those designed to support adoptions from other countries as well as domestic adoptions. Specifies related pre- and post-adoptive support services.
Amends SSAct title IV part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) to revise requirements for state expenditures for adoption support services.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to award grants or cooperative agreements to eligible entities to develop and implement state-sponsored statewide or tribal post-adoption mental health service programs for all adopted children.
Amends SSAct title IV part D (Child Support and Establishment of Paternity) to direct the Secretary, as part of the child support and paternity data collection system, to promulgate final regulations requiring the states to collect and report information regarding children adopted within the United States or from other countries who enter into state custody as a result of the disruption of a placement for adoption or the dissolution of an adoption.