H.R. 29 (111th): Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2009


Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Judy Biggert

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the definition of "homeless person" under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth.

Summary (CRS)

1/6/2009--Introduced.Amends the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to redefine "homeless" or "homeless individual or homeless person" to include:(1) a child or youth who has been verified as homeless by a local ... Read more >

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Jan 6, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 29”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 32 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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