S.2341 - Focusing Investments and Resources for a Safe Transition Act

A bill to provide Individual Development Accounts to support foster youths who are transitioning from the foster care system. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to provide Individual Development Accounts to support foster youths who are transitioning from the foster care system. as introduced.
  • Short: Focusing Investments and Resources for a Safe Transition Act as introduced.
  • Short: FIRST Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Focusing Investments and Resources for a Safe Transition Act, or FIRST Act - Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make competitive grants to and enter into contracts with states (or state partners) to enable them to e

Official Summary

Focusing Investments and Resources for a Safe Transition Act, or FIRST Act - Amends the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make competitive grants to and enter into contracts with states (or state partners) to enable them to establish Individual Development Accounts for qualified foster youth to assist them in achieving self-support for housing, education, vocational training, and specified other purposes after leaving foster care.

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