Child Welfare Legislative Updates: September 14-September 21, 2021

Please review the following child welfare legislative updates pertinent to children and families from September 14-September 21, 2021. These bills and other important legislation can be tracked at


S. Res. 362—Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)/Considered and agreed to (9/14/21)—A resolution expressing the support of the Senate for the contributions and achievements of student parents and recognizing September 2021 as National Student Parent Month.

S. 2779—Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-NH)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (9/21/2021)—A bill to provide for the establishment of a Task Force on Maternal Mental Health, and for other purposes.

ASCI Connection: These bills will aid ASCI in providing families knowledge of the health resources available to them. 

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