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Comments on HHS Changes to Grant Recipient Regulations

December 19, 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing to change regulations governing grant recipients, such as foster-care and adoption programs. The rule would allow discrimination on the basis of non-merit factors including sexual orientation or gender identity, likely leading to more denials of service to qualified LGBT individuals and same-sex couples. We submitted comments detailing how HHS fails to provide any analysis of the proposed rule’s costs.

Filed under Public Comments, Jobs and Regulation, Safety and Consumer Protection