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S. 1497: Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act

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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 Apr 29, 2021.

Protecting LGBTQ Youth Act

This bill expands programs that prevent and treat child abuse and neglect to address issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth. Specifically, these programs include (1) research and reporting requirements, (2) providing technical assistance, (3) grants to states and local agencies to train child-welfare personnel, and (4) community-based prevention-service grants, among others.