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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Accommodation of refugees. Allows the office of community and rural affairs (office) to use money in the rural economic development fund to provide grants for use by a nonprofit organization in assisting one or more refugees, or other individuals eligible to receive benefits or services from the Office of Refugee Resettlement of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (eligible individuals), in establishing permanent or temporary residence in an Indiana county that has provided notice to the office of the county's willingness to accommodate refugees or other eligible individuals. Provides for distribution of 90% of a grant to Accommodation of refugees. Allows the office of community and rural affairs (office) to use money in the rural economic development fund to provide grants for use by a nonprofit organization in assisting one or more refugees, or other individuals eligible to receive benefits or services from the Office of Refugee Resettlement of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (eligible individuals), in establishing permanent or temporary residence in an Indiana county that has provided notice to the office of the county's willingness to accommodate refugees or other eligible individuals. Provides for distribution of 90% of a grant to the nonprofit organization that applies for the grant, and 10% of the grant to the county specified in the grant application as the county that will accommodate the refugees or other eligible individuals. ... View more