HR 1069

Title: Timely Mental Health for Foster Youth Act
Author: Rep. Brenda Lawrence (DEM-MI)

Summary
<p><b>Timely Mental Health for Foster Youth Act</b></p> <p>This bill amends part B (Child and Family Services) of title IV of the Social Security Act with respect to state plans for the ongoing oversight and coordination of health care services for children in a foster care placement.</p> <p>An initial mental health screening of any child in foster care must be completed within 30 days after the child enters into foster care. In the case of any child for whom a mental health issue is identified in such initial screening, a comprehensive assessment of the child's mental health must be completed within 60 days after the child's entry into foster care.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 02/15/2017
Introduced in House 02/15/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. 02/15/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Human Resources. 02/24/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade. 02/24/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 1069 (Introduced+in+House)
02/15/2017 - HR 1069 (Introduced+in+House)
02/15/2017 - HR 1069 (Introduced+in+House)

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Author Details


    Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
    U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    1213 Longworth House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-2214
    Phone: (202) 225-5802

    District Address:
    26700 Lahser Road, Suite 330

    Southfield, MI 48033
    Phone: (248) 356-2052
    Fax: (248) 356-4532

 
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