HR 1253

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1253

To amend subtitle B of title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to provide education for homeless children and youths, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 30, 2011

Mrs. BIGGERT (for herself, Mr. GRIJALVA, and Mr. KILDEE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, 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


A BILL

To amend subtitle B of title VII of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to provide education for homeless children and youths, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. EDUCATION FOR HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTHS.

`Subtitle B--Education for Homeless Children and Youths

`SEC. 721. STATEMENT OF POLICY.

`SEC. 722. GRANTS FOR STATE AND LOCAL ACTIVITIES FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTHS.

`(aa) IN GENERAL- Except as provided in item (bb), if a local educational agency has placed a child or youth in a private educational program, or in a public educational program outside the area served by that local educational agency, under section 614(d)(1)(A) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1414(d)(1)(A)), and though moving to an area served by another local educational agency, the homeless child or youth is to remain in that educational program as the child's or youth's school of origin (as defined in paragraph (3)(J)) under subparagraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (3), the local educational agency that made the placement shall continue payments for the placement.

`(bb) EXCEPTION- Item (aa) shall apply unless the local educational agency that made the placement and the local educational agency in the area where the student is temporarily residing agree upon another method to apportion the cost, or the State educational agency involved has devised another method to apportion cost and responsibility among local educational agencies.

`SEC. 723. LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY SUBGRANTS FOR THE EDUCATION OF HOMELESS CHILDREN AND YOUTHS.

`SEC. 724. SECRETARIAL RESPONSIBILITIES.

`SEC. 725. DEFINITIONS.

`SEC. 726. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 3. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

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