House Bill 5661
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Continued State Flexibility To Assist Older Foster Youth Act
Active
Active
Passed House on Oct 27, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Oct 21, 2021
Latest Action
Oct 28, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
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
5661
Congress
117
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
Illinois
California
Nebraska
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
House Votes (1)
Senate Votes (0)
Passed
October 27, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Continued State Flexibility To Assist Older Foster Youth Act

This bill temporarily extends certain flexibilities for states to assist older youth in foster care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes expanding through FY2022 eligibility for services until a child reaches age 27 and suspending until December 31, 2021, certain education and training requirements.

Text (2)
October 27, 2021
October 21, 2021
Actions (9)
10/28/2021
Received in the Senate.
10/27/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
10/27/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5937-5938)
10/27/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
10/27/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5661.
10/27/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5937-5940)
10/27/2021
Mr. Davis, Danny K. moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
10/21/2021
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
10/21/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Oct 22, 2021 7:12:15 AM
Record Updated
Nov 3, 2021 6:30:22 PM