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Referred in House (09/05/2001)

 
[Congressional Bills 107th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[S. 1144 Referred in House (RFH)]

  1st Session
                                S. 1144


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 5, 2001

            Referred to the Committee on Financial Services

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                                 AN ACT


 
 To amend title III of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 
    (42 U.S.C. 11331 et seq.) to reauthorize the Federal Emergency 
      Management Food and Shelter Program, and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    Section 322 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 
U.S.C. 11352) is amended to read as follows:

``SEC. 322. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

    ``There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this title 
$150,000,000 for fiscal year 2002, $160,000,000 for fiscal year 2003, 
and $170,000,000 for fiscal year 2004.''.

SEC. 2. NAME CHANGE TO NOMINATING ORGANIZATION.

    Section 301(b) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 
(42 U.S.C. 11331(b)) is amended by striking paragraph (5) and inserting 
the following:
            ``(5) United Jewish Communities.''.

SEC. 3. PARTICIPATION OF HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS ON LOCAL BOARDS.

    Section 316(a) of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act 
(42 U.S.C. 11346(a)) is amended by striking paragraph (6) and inserting 
the following:
            ``(6) guidelines requiring each local board to include in 
        their membership not less than 1 homeless individual, former 
        homeless individual, homeless advocate, or recipient of food or 
        shelter services, except that such guidelines may waive such 
        requirement for any board unable to meet such requirement if 
        the board otherwise consults with homeless individuals, former 
        homeless individuals, homeless advocates, or recipients of food 
        or shelter services.''.

            Passed the Senate August 3, 2001.

            Attest:

                                                  JERI THOMSON,

                                                             Secretary.

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