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Text of the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 5, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 32

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 5, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011.

2.

Amendment to definition

Subsection (a) of section 103 of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11302(a)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (1), by striking and at the end;

(2)

in paragraph (2), by striking the paragraph at the end and inserting ; and; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(3)
(A)

a child or youth who has been verified as homeless, as such term is defined in section 725(2)(B)(i) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11434a(2)(B)(i)), by a local educational agency homeless liaison, designated pursuant to section 722(g)(1)(J)(ii) of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11432(g)(1)(J)(ii)), and the family of such child or youth;

(B)

a youth verified as homeless by the director of a program funded under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act (42 U.S.C. 5701 et seq.), or a designee of the director;

(C)

a child verified as homeless under section 602 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1401) by the director or the designee of such program, and the family of such child; and

(D)

a child verified as homeless under section 637 of the Head Start Act (42 U.S.C. 9832) by the director or designee of such program, and the family of such child.

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