HR 2063

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2063

To eliminate the requirement that, to be eligible for foster care maintenance payments, a child would have been eligible for aid under the former program of Aid to Families with Dependent Children at the time of removal from the home.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 31, 2011

Mr. LEWIS of Georgia (for himself, Ms. BERKLEY, and Mr. STARK) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To eliminate the requirement that, to be eligible for foster care maintenance payments, a child would have been eligible for aid under the former program of Aid to Families with Dependent Children at the time of removal from the home.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. ELIMINATION OF THE AFDC ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT IN THE FOSTER CARE MAINTENANCE PAYMENTS PROGRAM.

SEC. 4. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS.

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