Summary: H.R.4964 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/12/1994)

Family Service Center Act of 1994 - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to authorize States to conduct demonstration projects to coordinate the administration of services to needy families with children, including: (1) Aid to Families With Dependent Children (AFDC); (2) child support enforcement; (3) the food stamp program; (4) the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC); (5) the maternal and child health block grant program; (6) Medicaid; (7) substance abuse treatment programs; (8) JOBS programs under the Job Training Partnership Act; (9) mental health programs; (10) housing programs; (11) programs for the developmentally disabled; and (12) other State programs offering services for children, youth, or needy families with children.

Requires the Secretary to ensure that, as a group, such demonstration projects serve urban, rural, and linguistically and culturally diverse clients and include the broadest possible range of services. Specifies other program requirements.

Requires the Secretary to make three-year grants (renewable for another three years) to States to carry out such a project.

Requires each State conducting a demonstration project to report to the Secretary on: (1) Federal, State, and local administrative policies and laws identified as impediments to the coordination of the delivery of services to needy families with children; and (2) measures the State has taken or intends to take to eliminate or reduce such impediments.