H.R.1653 - Responsible Education About Life Act

To provide for the reduction of adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually transmitted diseases, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Responsible Education About Life Act as introduced.
  • Official: To provide for the reduction of adolescent pregnancy, HIV rates, and other sexually transmitted diseases, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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03/22/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Barbara Lee

D-CA

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Official Summary

Responsible Education About Life Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to states for family life education, including education on abstinence and contraception, to prevent teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Expresses the sense of Congress

Official Summary

Responsible Education About Life Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to states for family life education, including education on abstinence and contraception, to prevent teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Expresses the sense of Congress that states are encouraged but not required to provide matching funds. Requires the Secretary to provide for a national evaluation of a representative sample of such programs for effectiveness in changing adolescent sexual behavior, including delaying sexual and high-risk activity, preventing pregnancy and disease (including HIV/AIDS), and increasing contraceptive knowledge. Requires states receiving such grants to provide for an individual evaluation of the state's program by an external, independent entity.

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