S.643 - James P. Grant World Summit for Children Implementation Act of 1995104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Jeffords, James M. [R-VT] (Introduced 03/28/1995)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/28/1995 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
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Summary: S.643 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/28/1995)
James P. Grant World Summit for Children Implementation Act of 1995 - Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) specified amounts should be appropriated for FY 1996 and 1997 to achieve full participation in the special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children under the Child Nutrition Act (WIC program); and (2) appropriations for Head Start should be augmented for FY 1996 through 2001 to achieve full participation.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1996 and 1997 for contributions to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize appropriations for FY 1996 and 1997 for the Child Survival Fund. Earmarks funds for activities that have a direct measurable impact on reducing rates of child morbidity and mortality.
Expresses the sense of the Congress that authority should be granted to the President to exercise specified debt forgiveness for least developed countries that are pursuing economic policy reforms to promote long-term development.
Earmarks development assistance funds for FY 1996 and 1997 for the Vitamin A Deficiency Program. Authorizes additional appropriations for FY 1996 and 1997 for: (1) iodine and iron fortification programs; and (2) prevention, care, and control programs related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in developing countries.
Earmarks development and economic assistance funds for FY 1996 and 1997 for programs in support of basic education.
Authorizes additional appropriations for FY 1996 and 1997 for population assistance activities.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1996 and 1997 for migration and refugee assistance.
Urges the President to call upon other governments to provide their share of resources required to achieve the World Summit for Children goals by the year 2000.