S.2061 - Kids 2000 Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 02/10/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/10/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S620-621) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2061 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Kids 2000 Act - Directs the Attorney General to make grants to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America for the purpose of funding effective after-school technology programs, such as PowerUp, in order to provide: (1) constructive technology-focused activities that are part of a comprehensive program to provide access to technology and technology training to youth during after-school hours, weekends, and school vacations; (2) supervised activities in safe environments for youth; and (3) full-time staffing with teachers, tutors, and other qualified personnel.
Introduced in Senate (02/10/2000)
Directs the Boys and Girls Clubs of America to make sub-awards to local boys and girls clubs authorizing expenditures associated with providing technology programs, including the hiring of teachers and other personnel and the procurement of goods and services, including computer equipment.
Sets forth provisions regarding grant eligibility, application requirements, and criteria for making grant awards. Authorizes appropriations. Allows funds to carry out this Act to be derived from the Violent Crime Reduction Trust Fund.