H.R. 2874 (112th): Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2011

Introduced:
Sep 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Randy Hultgren
Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Sep 08, 2011
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 718 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

S. 2185 (Related)
Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2012

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Sep 08, 2011
 
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, to award grants on a competitive basis to public and private entities to provide qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.

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Cosponsors
69 cosponsors (67R, 2D) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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9/8/2011--Introduced.
Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants for qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents.
Requires such education to meet certain criteria, including:
(1) being age-appropriate, medically accurate, and evidence-based;
(2) having as its sole purpose the teaching of the skills and benefits of sexual abstinence as the optimal sexual health behavior for youth; and
(3) teaching the benefits of refraining from nonmarital sexual activity, the advantage of reserving sexual activity for marriage, and the foundational components of a healthy relationship.
Gives priority to programs that serve youth ages 12 to 19 and that will promote the protective benefits of parent-child communication regarding healthy sexual decisionmaking.

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