Bill Sponsor
Senate Bill 1351
118th Congress(2023-2024)
Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Apr 27, 2023
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 27, 2023
Latest Action
Apr 27, 2023
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
1351
Congress
118
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
Democrat
Oregon
Democrat
Connecticut
Republican
Louisiana
Democrat
Minnesota
Democrat
New Hampshire
Democrat
New Hampshire
Democrat
New Jersey
Democrat
New Mexico
Republican
North Carolina
Democrat
Pennsylvania
Democrat
Washington
Senate Votes (0)
House Votes (0)
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Stop Institutional Child Abuse Act

This bill establishes an interagency Federal Work Group on Youth Residential Programs to support and implement best practices regarding the health and safety, care, treatment, and appropriate placement of youth in youth residential programs.

The work group must develop recommendations about a national database to aggregate information about processes and outcomes for youth in such programs. The work group also must support the education and training of professional and paraprofessional personnel in fields that service such youth.

Further, the Department of Health and Human Services must contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study and make recommendations about various aspects of federal and state oversight of youth residential programs.

Text (1)
April 27, 2023
Actions (2)
04/27/2023
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
04/27/2023
Introduced in Senate
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Public Record
Record Updated
Apr 17, 2024 11:52:17 PM