Federal - HR 485

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act

Introduced

January 25, 2021

Description

The bill will authorize $270 million for the expansion of prevention services to reach over 3 million children annually and another $270 million to foster new research and support state child protective services agencies to expand services to meet increased demand.

Our Position

Monitoring

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 30

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  • March 17, 2021Wagner, R-Mo., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.81, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E259, E264

  • March 17, 2021J. Wilson, R-S.C., House speech: Personal explanation for roll call vote no.81, and would have voted yea if present. Congressional Record p. E265

  • March 17, 2021 — Received in the Senate and held at the desk. (In the legislative day that began on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.) Congressional Record p. S1612

  • March 17, 2021 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Congressional Record p. S1643

  • March 16, 2021 — Measure passed in the House by roll call vote, 345-73, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H1406-H1407

  • March 16, 2021House Vote 81 Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect — Passage
    Scott, D-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would extend through fiscal 2027 the programs and authorities under the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. For fiscal 2022, it would authorize $270 million for Health and Human Services Department grants to states for development and operations of certain child protective service programs and $270 million for HHS grants for community-based programs to prevent child abuse and neglect. It would authorize such sums as may be necessary through fiscal 2027 for both grant programs and make a number of modifications to grant program requirements and administration. It would also authorize $40 million for fiscal 2022 and such sums as may be necessary through fiscal 2027 for HHS activities to support adoption and foster care programs. Motion agreed to 345-73. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (279 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Pursuant to the provisions of H Res 8, members were able to vote remotely by proxy during the public health emergency period related to COVID-19. Congressional Record p. H1376-H1389, H1406-H1407

  • March 10, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)
  • March 9, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Taylor, V. (R-Texas)Van Drew, (R-N.J.)
  • March 8, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Harder, (D-Calif.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)
  • March 3, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wexton, (D-Va.)
  • March 2, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Underwood, (D-Ill.)
  • Feb. 24, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)McBath, (D-Ga.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
  • Feb. 18, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Mrvan, (D-Ind.)Stauber, (R-Minn.)
    Jayapal, (D-Wash.)Omar, (D-Minn.)
  • Jan. 28, 2021 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Levin, (D-Mich.)Trahan, (D-Mass.)
    Castro, (D-Texas)Morelle, (D-N.Y.)Wild, (D-Pa.)
    Hayes, (D-Conn.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
  • Jan. 25, 2021 — Original cosponsor(s): 7

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Johnson, (R-S.D.)Stevens, (D-Mich.)
    Comer, (R-Ky.)Schrier, (D-Wash.)
    Foxx, (R-N.C.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 25, 2021 — Read twice and referred to: House Education and Labor.Congressional Record p. H232