H.R.32 - Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011

To amend the definition of "homeless person" under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the definition of "homeless person" under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to include certain homeless children and youth. as introduced.
  • Popular: Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Judy Biggert

R-IL

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Official Summary

Amends the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to redefine \"homeless,\" \"homeless individual,\" or \"homeless person\" to include: (1) a child or youth who has been verified as homeless by a local educational agency (LEA) homeless liaison, and the family of such child or youth; (2) a y

Official Summary

Amends the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to redefine \"homeless,\" \"homeless individual,\" or \"homeless person\" to include:
(1) a child or youth who has been verified as homeless by a local educational agency (LEA) homeless liaison, and the family of such child or youth;
(2) a youth verified as homeless by the director (or a designee) of a program funded under the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act;
(3) a child verified as homeless by the program director (or designee) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and the child's family; and
(4) a child verified as homeless by the Head Start program director (or designee) under the Head Start Act, and the child's family.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.32

  • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
  • National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

Organizations Opposing H.R.32

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