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Introduced in House (10/16/2002)

Colonias Gateway Initiative Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants through September 30, 2009, to regional organizations to enhance the availability of affordable housing, economic opportunity, and infrastructure in the colonias.

Defines colonia as a recognized community: (1) along the United States-Mexico border region in Arizona, California, New Mexico; and (2) lacking such services as potable water, adequate sewage systems, and safe and sanitary housing.