H.R.2669 - Community-Based Gang Intervention Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] (Introduced 07/11/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.|
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Summary: H.R.2669 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/11/2013)
Community-Based Gang Intervention Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should acknowledge and address social conditions such as poverty, homelessness, inadequate educational systems, and limited economic opportunities in developing a comprehensive gang violence reduction strategy.
Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to: (1) require the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention to award grants to nonprofit community-based gang intervention agencies to provide services for reducing and stopping gang-related and gang-motivated violence and crime, (2) include representatives of community-based gang intervention agencies in juvenile justice and delinquency prevention advisory groups established by state plans, and (3) include community-based gang intervention and prevention activities in state and local grant programs for delinquency prevention.