Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009

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    111TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    An Act
    To ensure States receive adoption incentive payments for fiscal year 2008 in accordance with the
    Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.[edit]

    This Act may be cited as the `Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009'.

    SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF RESTRICTION ON PAYMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2008.[edit]

    Effective as if included in the enactment of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009 (Public Law 111-8), title II of division F of such Act is amended under the heading ``CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SERVICES PROGRAMS´´ under the heading ``Administration for Children and Families´´, by striking ``That without regard to the fiscal year limitations set forth in section 473A of the Social Security Act, from the amounts appropriated herein, the Secretary shall pay adoption incentives for fiscal year 2008 in the same manner as such incentives were awarded in fiscal year 2008 for the previous fiscal year: Provided further,´´.


    Approved May 15, 2009.


    Legislative History[edit]

    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 155 (2009):
      • Apr. 2, considered and passed Senate.
      • Apr. 29, considered and passed House.