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H.R. 240 (117th): Homeless Veterans with Children Reintegration Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 14, 2021 (Preprint (Suspension)).


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                                                                       117TH CONGRESS
                                                                          1ST SESSION
                                                                                                               H. R. 240
                                                                       To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Labor
                                                                           to prioritize the provision of services to homeless veterans with depend-
                                                                           ents in carrying out homeless veterans reintegration programs, and for
                                                                           other purposes.




                                                                                     IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                                                                                    JANUARY 11, 2021
                                                                       Ms. BROWNLEY (for herself, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. VELÁZQUEZ, Mrs.
                                                                           MCBATH, Ms. CHU, Ms. JACKSON LEE, and Mrs. RADEWAGEN) intro-
                                                                           duced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Vet-
                                                                           erans’ Affairs




                                                                                                                 A BILL
                                                                       To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Sec-
                                                                          retary of Labor to prioritize the provision of services
                                                                          to homeless veterans with dependents in carrying out
                                                                          homeless veterans reintegration programs, and for other
                                                                          purposes.

                                                                         1              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
                                                                         2 tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
                                                                         3     SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

                                                                         4              This Act may be cited as the ‘‘Homeless Veterans
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                                                                         5 with Children Reintegration Act’’.




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2 1 SEC. 2. PRIORITY UNDER HOMELESS VETERANS RE- 2 INTEGRATION PROGRAMS FOR HOMELESS 3 VETERANS WITH DEPENDENTS. 4 (a) PRIORITY FOR HOMELESS VETERANS WITH DE- 5 PENDENT CHILDREN.—Subsection (a) of section 2021 of 6 title 38, United States Code, is amended— 7 (1) by striking ‘‘Subject to’’ and inserting ‘‘(1) 8 Subject to’’; 9 (2) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through 10 (5) as subparagraphs (A) through (E), respectively; 11 and 12 (3) by adding at the end the following new 13 paragraph: 14 ‘‘(2) In conducting programs under this section, the 15 Secretary shall prioritize the provision of services to home- 16 less veterans with dependents.’’. 17 (b) ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS.—Sub- 18 section (d) of such section is amended— 19 (1) by striking ‘‘the report an evaluation of 20 services’’ and all that follows and inserting ‘‘each 21 such report—’’; and 22 (2) by adding at the end the following: 23 ‘‘(1) an evaluation of services furnished to vet- 24 erans under this section and an analysis of the infor- kjohnson on DSK79L0C42PROD with BILLS 25 mation collected under subsection (b); •HR 240 IH VerDate Sep 11 2014 22:36 Feb 04, 2021 Jkt 019200 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6201 E:\BILLS\H240.IH H240
3 1 ‘‘(2) an analysis of any gaps in access to shel- 2 ter, safety, and services for homeless veterans with 3 dependent children; and 4 ‘‘(3) recommendations for improving any gaps 5 identified under paragraph (2).’’. Æ kjohnson on DSK79L0C42PROD with BILLS •HR 240 IH VerDate Sep 11 2014 22:36 Feb 04, 2021 Jkt 019200 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 6652 Sfmt 6301 E:\BILLS\H240.IH H240