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Text of the Public Housing Tenants Respect Act of 2011

This bill was introduced on December 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 6, 2011 (Introduced).

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1st Session

H. R. 3564


December 6, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


To repeal the requirements under the United States Housing Act of 1937 for residents of public housing to engage in community service and to complete economic self-sufficiency programs.


Short title

This Act may be cited as the Public Housing Tenants Respect Act of 2011.


Repeal of public housing community service and family self-sufficiency requirements


In General

Section 12 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437j) is amended by striking subsections (c) through (g).


Conforming Amendments

The United States Housing Act of 1937 is amended—


in section 5A(d)(12) (42 U.S.C. 1437c–1(d)(12))—


in subparagraph (A), by inserting and after the semicolon;


in subparagraph (B), by striking the semicolon and inserting a period; and


by striking subparagraph (C);


in section 6(l)(1) (42 U.S.C. 1437d(l)(1)), by striking except for noncompliance and all that follows through based on such noncompliance; and


in section 9(e)(1)(H) (42 U.S.C. 1437g(e)(1)(H)), by striking a public housing work program under section 12 and inserting any program that provides work for residents of public housing.