H.R.2874 - Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/20/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.2874 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/08/2011)
Abstinence Education Reallocation Act of 2011 - Authorizes the Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants for qualified sexual risk avoidance education to youth and their parents. Requires such education to meet certain criteria, including: (1) being age-appropriate, medically accurate, and evidence-based; (2) having as its sole purpose the teaching of the skills and benefits of sexual abstinence as the optimal sexual health behavior for youth; and (3) teaching the benefits of refraining from nonmarital sexual activity, the advantage of reserving sexual activity for marriage, and the foundational components of a healthy relationship.
Gives priority to programs that serve youth ages 12 to 19 and that will promote the protective benefits of parent-child communication regarding healthy sexual decisionmaking.