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H.R. 6019 (112th): Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and the Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act of 2012

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 9, 2012 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 422

112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6019

[Report No. 112–582]

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 26, 2012

(for herself, Mr. Smith of Texas, Ms. Norton, Mr. Rangel, Ms. Richardson, Mr. Lewis of Georgia, Ms. Hahn, and Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

July 9, 2012

Additional sponsors: Mr. Reyes, Ms. Chu, Mr. Honda, and Ms. Hirono

July 9, 2012

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic


A BILL

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to enhance the use of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants for programs to prevent and address occurrences of bullying and to reauthorize the Juvenile Accountability Block Grants program.


1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and the Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act of 2012.

2.

Bullying prevention and intervention programs; Reauthorization of juvenile accountability block grants

(a)

Bullying prevention and intervention

(1)

In general

Paragraph (13) of section 1801(b) of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (42 U.S.C. 3796ee(b)) is amended to read as follows:

(13)

establishing and maintaining accountability-based programs that are designed to enhance school safety, which programs may include research-based bullying prevention, cyberbullying prevention, and gang prevention programs, as well as intervention programs regarding bullying;

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(2)

Sense of Congress

It is the sense of the Congress that the use of best practices is encouraged for all activities for which grants under part R of title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 may be used.

(b)

Reauthorization of Juvenile Accountability Block Grants

Section 1810(a) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 3796ee–10(a)) is amended by inserting before the period at the end the following: and $40,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2017.

July 9, 2012

Reported with an amendment, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed