Child Welfare Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports

The House Ways and Means Committee is making available selected reports by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) for inclusion in its 2014 Green Book website.  CRS works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to Committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.

Major Child Welfare Programs: Funding, Eligibility and State Plan Requirements

R43458: Child Welfare: An Overview of Federal Programs and Their Current Funding

R41860: Child Welfare: Funding for Child and Family Services Authorized under Title IV-B of the Social Security Act

R42792: Child Welfare: A Detailed Overview of Program Eligibility and Funding for Foster Care, Adoption Assistance and Kinship Guardianship Assistance under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act  (PENDING)

R42794: Child Welfare: State Plan Requirements under the Title IV-E Foster Care, Adoption Assistance and Kinship Guardianship Assistance Program

RL34499: Youth Transitioning from Foster Care: Background and Federal Programs

R43752: Child Welfare: Profiles of Current and Former Older Foster Youth Based on the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD)

Health Care of Children in Foster Care

R42378: Child Welfare: Health Care Needs of Children in Foster Care and Related Federal Issues

Selected Acts Amending Child Welfare Programs (prior Acts included below and available in earlier Green Book versions)

R43757: Child Welfare and Child Support: The Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183)

R42027, Child Welfare: The Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act (P.L. 112-34)

RL34704, Child Welfare: The Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-351)

RL33354, Child Welfare: Enactment of the Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-288)

RL33155, Child Welfare: Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Provisions in the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (P.L. 109-171)

RL30759, Child Welfare: Implementation of the Adoption and Safe Families Act (P.L. 105-89)

 

This page was prepared on November 20, 2014 for the 2014 version of the House Ways and Means Committee Green Book.