Bill: $15M for ‘Services for Older Individuals…Underserved Due to Their Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity’

By CNSNews.com Staff | September 29, 2021 | 2:07pm EDT
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(Photo by Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images)

(CNSNews.com) - The $3.5-trillion spending bill that is being considered by the U.S. House of Representatives now includes a section that earmarks $15 million to be provided to “assistance” and “resource” centers, operating under the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), that “are focused on providing services for older individuals who are underserved due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.”

The specific section, which is found on page 338 of the bill, says:

“(8) $15,000,000 for technical assistance centers or national resource centers supported under the OAA that are focused on providing services for older individuals who are underserved due to their sexual orientation or gender identity;”

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