Summary: H.R.2779 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/30/1997)

Safe Havens for Children Act of 1997 - Authorizes the Attorney General to award grants to States to enable them to enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with public or private nonprofit entities for the establishment and operation of supervised visitation centers. Mandates that: (1) the visitation centers target the economically disadvantaged and individuals who cannot afford visitation services; (2) grant applicants demonstrate expertise in the area of domestic violence; and (3) the Attorney General report annually to the Congress on specified aspects of the visitation centers.

Authorizes appropriations.