S.2387 - Every Fifth Child Act102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 03/24/1992)|
|Committees:||Senate - Appropriations|
|Latest Action:||03/24/1992 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.|
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Summary: S.2387 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/24/1992)
Every Fifth Child Act - Makes appropriations for FY 1993, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, in specified amounts to begin a phase-in toward full funding of: (1) the special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children (WIC) under the Child Nutrition Act of 1966; (2) Head Start programs under the Head Start Act; and (3) the Job Corps program under the Job Training Partnership Act.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that such programs should receive specified minimum levels of funding to allow: (1) the WIC program to be fully funded through FY 1996; (2) Head Start programs to be fully funded through FY 1998; and (3) the Job Corps to establish at least 50 additional centers and serve at least 50 percent more of low-income disadvantaged youth by the year 2000.