H.R.1824 - Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act of 2009

To provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Short: Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act of 2009 as passed house.

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03/31/09
 
04/22/09
 
 
 
 
 

Official Summary

Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act of 2009 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award grants to, or enter into agreements with, Best Buddies (a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities mesh with main

Official Summary

Best Buddies Empowerment for People with Intellectual Disabilities Act of 2009 -

(Sec. 3)

Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award grants to, or enter into agreements with, Best Buddies (a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities mesh with mainstream society) to promote the expansion of its programs. Prohibits the use of funds appropriated pursuant to this Act for the direct treatment of diseases, medical conditions, or mental health conditions.

(Sec. 4)

Requires Best Buddies' application for a grant or agreement to include specific measurable goals and objectives to be achieved. Requires Best Buddies to report annually to Congress on the degree to which it is making progress toward such goals and objectives.

(Sec. 5)

Authorizes appropriations for such grants or agreements from FY2010-FY2014.

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