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Introduced in Senate (06/17/1993)

Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to establish residential programs for special populations of high-risk and disadvantaged pregnant women and their children.

Sets forth provisions regarding eligibility of entities to receive such grants and application requirements.

Requires such programs to provide specified services in the language and cultural context appropriate for the mother and her family, such as: (1) medical services (including assessment and screening, referrals, and psychological services); and (2) parenting, job counseling, and other services.

Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) eligibility of women to receive services under such programs; (2) housing facilities; and (3) peer review. Authorizes appropriations.