ERIC Number: ED343043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep-27
Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Adoption and Family Services Act of 1991. Report To Accompany S. 838. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. 102d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This report discusses the Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Adoption and Family Services Act of 1991. Section I provides background information on child abuse, family violence, and adoption opportunities, and addresses the need for reauthorization legislation. Section II provides a list of witnesses from relevant hearings, and briefly describes the primary issues raised. Section III, "Committee Views," addresses the following child abuse issues: U.S. Advisory Board, state grants program, change in title of grant program and purposes, requirements for applying and reporting, state task force, community-based prevention grant, child maltreatment and homelessness, child maltreatment and substance abuse, child abuse treatment improvement grants program, and emergency child abuse prevention. Also covered are committee views on family violence and adoption opporunities. Section IV, "Votes in Committee," notes that Senate bill 838 was approved by the committee. Section V describes the Congressional budget office cost estimate for the bill. Section VI states the inflationary or regulatory impact of the bill. Section VII provides a section-by-section analysis of Senate bill 838. The final section contains a detailed description of the changes in existing law. Sections are reviewed under the following titles: miscellaneous programs, community-based child abuse and neglect prevention grants, certain preventive services regarding children of homeless families or families at risk of homelessness, and family violence prevention and services. (LLL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.