Provides $140M Per Year
On September 18, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act.
Additionally, the bill would:
- Authorize $140 million per year for basic center, transitional living, and national hotline and technical assistance funding over the next five years, including designating an additional $2 million per year for national incidence and prevalence studies of homeless youth;
- Authorize $25 million per year for sexual abuse prevention over the next five years; and
- Prohibit discrimination by RHY grantees based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Click here to read the bill.