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House Committee on Energy and CommerceEnergy and PowerHouse Committee on Education and the WorkforceSelect EducationIntroducedFebruary 23rd, 2009
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Home Energy Assistance Targeted for Seniors Act
To amend the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to extend energy assistance to households headed by certain senior citizens.
Home Energy Assistance Targeted for Seniors Act - Amends the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to rename it the Low-Income and Senior Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981. Redefines low-income households as households with incomes which do not exceed that of state median income, with at least 50% of the household income attributable to persons who are at least 65 years old.