H.R. 211 (110th): Calling for 2-1-1 Act of 2007

Introduced:
Jan 04, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 211 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jan 09, 2007

Sponsor
Anna Eshoo
Representative for California's 14th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jan 04, 2007
Length
15 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 211 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 06, 2009

S. 211 (Related)
Calling for 2-1-1 Act of 2007

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 09, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on January 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 04, 2007
Referred to Committee Jan 04, 2007
 
Full Title

To facilitate nationwide availability of 2-1-1 telephone service for information and referral on health and human services, including volunteer services, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
143 cosponsors (101D, 42R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Communications and Technology

Health

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1/4/2007--Introduced.
Calling for 2-1-1 Act of 2007 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award a grant to each state to carry out a program for making available throughout that state the 2-1-1 telephone service for information and referral on human services.
Requires a participating state to ensure that at least 50% of the resources of the program funded by the grant will be derived from other sources.
Requires a state seeking a grant to carry out its activities through a lead entity to be known as a 2-1-1 Collaborative.
Requires grant amounts to be used solely to make available to a state 2-1-1 telephone service for community information and referral on human services to all citizens of that state with phone access, including telephone connections between families and individuals seeking services and the service providers.
Requires grant recipients to: (1) abide by the Key Standards for 2-1-1 Centers; and (2) collaborate with human service organizations to provide an exhaustive database of services with which to provide information or referral to individuals utilizing the 2-1-1 service.

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