Summary: H.R.1650 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/01/2001)

Focus On Committed and Underpaid Staff for Children's Sake Act - FOCUS Act - Establishes: (1) the Child Care Provider Retention and Development Grant Program; and (2) the Child Care Provider Scholarship Program.

Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to allot funds to eligible States (and Indian tribes and tribal organizations) for distribution directly, or at State option, through local governments, to pay the Federal share of the cost of making grants to eligible child care providers under both such programs.