Text: H.R.174 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/04/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 174

To reauthorize the public and assisted housing drug elimination program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 4, 2007

Ms. Lee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services


A BILL

To reauthorize the public and assisted housing drug elimination program of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Public Housing Drug Elimination Program Reauthorization Act of 2007”.

SEC. 2. Public and assisted housing drug elimination program.

(a) Authorization of appropriations.—Section 5129 of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (42 U.S.C. 11908) is amended by striking subsection (a) and inserting the following new subsection:

“(a) In general.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this chapter such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2008, 2009, and 2010.”.

(b) Eligible activities.—Section 5124(a)(6) of the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988 (42 U.S.C. 11903(a)(6)) is amended by striking the semicolon at the end and inserting the following:“, except that the activities conducted under any program carried out in whole or in part with grant amounts provided pursuant to this paragraph may include only—

“(A) providing treatment for drug abuse through rehabilitation or relapse prevention;

“(B) providing education about the dangers and adverse consequences of drug use or violent crime;

“(C) identifying drug users, assisting such users in discontinuing their drug use through an education program, and, if appropriate, referring the users to a drug treatment program;

“(D) providing after school activities for youths for the purpose of discouraging, reducing, or eliminating drug use or violent crime by youths;

“(E) providing capital improvements for the purpose of discouraging, reducing, or eliminating drug use or violent crime; and

“(F) providing security services for the purpose of discouraging, reducing, or eliminating drug use or violent crime.”.