H.R. 6156: H.R. 6156 - Renewing the Authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to Approve Demonstration Projects Act

H.R. 6156

H.R. 6156 - Renewing the Authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to Approve Demonstration Projects Act

Sponsor
Rep. Jim McDermott

Date
September 22, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.R. 6156 is expected to be considered on the House floor on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, under suspension of the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage.  Rep. McDermott (D-WA) introduced H.R. 6156 on September 16, 2010, and it was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means. 

Bill Summary

H.R. 6156 would renew the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve demonstration projects designed to test innovative strategies in state child welfare programs.  H.R. 6156 would renew the program from 2011 to 2016.  

Cost

A CBO estimate of H.R. 6156 was not available at press time.