Summary: S.1177 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/18/2017)

This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require annual country reports on human rights practices to include information on: (1) the institutionalization of children in orphanages and group homes when such institutionalization can be avoided by reunifying children with parents of origin or placing them in adoptive homes; and (2) the subjection of children to cruel or degrading treatment, unnecessary detention, and denial of the right to life, liberty, and the security of persons.