Senate Bill 1091
115th Congress(2017-2018)
Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 115-196 on Jul 7, 2018
Overview
Text
Introduced
May 10, 2017
Latest Action
Jul 7, 2018
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1091
Congress
115
Policy Area
Families
Families
Primary focus of measure is child and family welfare, services, and relationships; marriage and family status; domestic violence and child abuse. Measures concerning public assistance programs or aging may fall under Social Welfare policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Maine
New Hampshire
Indiana
Massachusetts
Minnesota
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
March 22, 2018
Type
Unanimous Consent
Unanimous Consent
A senator may request unanimous consent on the floor to set aside a specified rule of procedure so as to expedite proceedings. If no Senator objects, the Senate permits the action, but if any one senator objects, the request is rejected. Unanimous consent requests with only immediate effects are routinely granted, but ones affecting the floor schedule, the conditions of considering a bill or other business, or the rights of other senators, are normally not offered, or a floor leader will object to it, until all senators concerned have had an opportunity to inform the leaders that they find it acceptable.
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1977-1978; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S1977-1978)
Summary

Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act

This bill establishes a Federal Task Force to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren.

The task force shall identify, promote, coordinate, and publicly disseminate information and resources to help grandparents or other relatives meet the needs of the children in their care and maintain their own health and emotional well-being.

The task force terminates after five years.

Text (6)
Public Record
Created
May 11, 2017 12:41:40 AM
Updated
Dec 8, 2020 1:35:33 PM