Summary: H.R.4578 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/14/1994)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: General Provisions

Title II: Interagency Council on the Homeless

Title III: Federal Emergency Management Agency Food and

Shelter Program

Title IV: Housing Assistance

Subtitle A: Reorganization of Certain McKinney Act

Housing Provisions

Subtitle B: Other Housing Assistance Programs for the

Homeless Under McKinney Act

Subtitle C: Miscellaneous Homeless Housing Provisions

Title V: Health Care for the Homeless

Subtitle A: Categorical Grants for Primary Health

Services and Substance Abuse Services

Subtitle B: Formula Grants to States for Assistance in

Transition from Homelessness

Subtitle C: Categorical Grants Regarding Mental Illness

and Substance Abuse

Title VI: Education, Training, and Community Services

Programs

Title VII: Homeless Programs Relating to Federal Welfare

Assistance

Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1994 - Title I: General Provisions - Requires budget compliance.

Title II: Interagency Council on the Homeless - Amends the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (Act) to authorize appropriations for and extend the Interagency Council on the Homeless.

Title III: Federal Emergency Management Agency Food and Shelter Program - Amends the Act to authorize appropriations for the Federal Emergency Management Agency food and shelter program.

Title IV: Housing Assistance - Subtitle A: Reorganization of Certain McKinney Act Housing Provisions - Amends title IV (Housing Assistance) of the Act to replace the current individual programs of emergency shelter grants, supportive housing program, safe havens for homeless individuals demonstration program, and the shelter plus care program with an inclusive flexible grant program. Sets forth program provisions.

Subtitle B: Other Housing Assistance Programs for the Homeless Under McKinney Act- Amends the Act to increase budget authority for section 8 assistance for single room occupancy dwellings.

(Sec. 412) Authorizes section 8 assistance for shelter plus care single room occupancy dwellings.

(Sec. 413) Authorizes appropriations for the rural homelessness grant program. Transfers such program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Department of Agriculture.

Subtitle C: Miscellaneous Homeless Housing Provisions - Amends the HUD Demonstration Act of 1993 to authorize appropriations for and extend the innovative homeless program.

Title V: Health Cae for the Homeless - Subtitle A: Categorical Grants for Primary Health Services and Substance Abuse Services - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations for primary health services and substance abuse services grants.

(Sec. 502) Authorizes a grant program for prevention and treatment of substance abuse among the homeless. Authorizes appropriations.

Subtitle B: Formula Grants to States for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations for formula grants to States for assistance in transition from homelessness.

Subtitle C: Categorical Grants Regarding Mental Illness and Substance Abuse- Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize appropriations for grants to community-based providers of mental illness and substance abuse treatment for the homeless.

Title VI: Education, Training, and Community Services Programs - Amends the Act to authorize appropriations for family support centers.

Title VII: Homeless Programs Relating to Federal Welfare Assistance - Amends the Act to establish a national homeless advocate demonstration program. Authorizes appropriations.

(Sec. 702) Amends the Social Security Act to qualify (for ten years) construction, rehabilitation, purchase, and rental of permanent housing for homeless AFDC families as emergency assistance under the aid to families with dependent children program (AFDC).