Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Hill Watching, May 20th, 2008 - Special Needs Adoption & Domestic Violence Attorneys

Busy week in Congress, they will be taking next week off for the Memorial Day recess and have a lot to get done before leaving this week.

In the Senate, Sen. Grassley introduced a bill providing incentives to promote adoption of special needs kids.

S. 3038. A bill to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to extend the adoption incentives program, to authorize States to establish a relative guardianship program, to promote the adoption of children with special needs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Finance. Source: GOP [S4487]

On the House side, Rep. Conyers introduced a bill to create a volunteer domestic violence attorney network.

By Mr. CONYERS (for himself and Mr. POE):
H.R. 6088. A bill to establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims; to the Committee on the Judiciary. Source GPO: [H4320]

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