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


The text of the bill below is as of May 18, 2021 (Passed the House).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 240

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary 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.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Homeless Veterans with Children Reintegration Act.

2.

Priority under homeless veterans reintegration programs for homeless veterans with dependents

(a)

Priority for homeless veterans with dependent children

Subsection (a) of section 2021 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

by striking Subject to and inserting (1) Subject to;

(2)

by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (5) as subparagraphs (A) through (E), respectively; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new paragraph:

(2)

In conducting programs under this section, the Secretary shall prioritize the provision of services to homeless veterans with dependents.

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(b)

Additional reporting requirements

Subsection (d) of such section is amended—

(1)

by striking the report an evaluation of services and all that follows and inserting each such report—; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(1)

an evaluation of services furnished to veterans under this section and an analysis of the information collected under subsection (b);

(2)

an analysis of any gaps in access to shelter, safety, and services for homeless veterans with dependent children; and

(3)

recommendations for improving any gaps identified under paragraph (2).

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Passed the House of Representatives May 18, 2021.

Cheryl L. Johnson,

Clerk.