Text: H.R.637 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[H.R. 637 Introduced in House (IH)]







107th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 637

    To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to 
   eliminate the funding limitation applicable to grants for special 
 alternative instructional programs under subpart 1 of part A of title 
                            VII of such Act.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           February 14, 2001

  Mr. Flake introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                Committee on Education and the Workforce

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                                 A BILL


 
    To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to 
   eliminate the funding limitation applicable to grants for special 
 alternative instructional programs under subpart 1 of part A of title 
                            VII of such Act.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``English Language Acquisition Funding 
Fairness Act''.

SEC. 2. REPEAL.

    Section 7116(i) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 
1965 (20 U.S.C. 7426(i)) is amended--
            (1) by amending paragraph (2) to read as follows:
            ``(2) Equal treatment for special alternative instructional 
        programs.--In awarding grants and distributing funds under this 
        subpart, the Secretary shall not deny an application submitted 
        by, or reduce funds awarded to, any eligible entity because the 
        entity seeks to implement a special alternative instructional 
        program.'';
            (2) by striking paragraph (3); and
            (3) by redesignating paragraphs (4) and (5) as paragraphs 
        (3) and (4), respectively.
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