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Short Titles as Introduced

Youth Reentry Improvement Act of 2008

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To enhance public safety by improving the reintegration of youth offenders into the families and communities to which they are returning.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/29/2008Introduced in House

All Actions (8)

Date
04/17/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.
Action By: Committee on Education and Labor
02/04/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/29/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/29/2008Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
01/29/2008Referred to House Education and Labor
Action By: House of Representatives
01/29/2008Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
01/29/2008Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, and Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/29/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (3)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/29/2008 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security02/04/2008 Referred to
House Education and Labor01/29/2008 Referred to
House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities04/17/2008 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce01/29/2008 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health01/29/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/29/2008)

Youth Reentry Improvement Act of 2008 - Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to require: (1) information on the number of juveniles released from prison and their living arrangements upon release in the annual report of the Administrator of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Office; (2) states seeking juvenile justice grants to adopt procedures to assure the availability of post-release programs and services for juvenile offenders; and (3) research and evaluation on outcomes for juvenile offenders who have been released from custody and reintegrated into communities.

Directs the Attorney General to: (1) award grants to states to establish programs to identify juveniles likely to be released before attaining age 25 and to help such juveniles attain self-sufficiency; (2) develop outcome measures to assess the performance of states in operating juvenile offender reentry programs and track services provided to such offenders; and (3) conduct evaluations of state juvenile offender reentry programs.

Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to continue health care benefits for juvenile offenders after release from incarceration.