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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on May 8, 2017.
Childhood Outcomes Need New Efficient Community Teams or the CONNECT Act
This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make joint, competitive grants to state child-welfare and juvenile-justice agencies for the purpose of facilitating or enhancing collaboration between them in order to address the needs of youth who come into contact with both systems. HHS may offer training and technical assistance to the agencies regarding the development of programs and protocols.