H.R.637 - English Language Acquisition Funding Fairness Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Flake, Jeff [R-AZ-1] (Introduced 02/14/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform. (All Actions)|
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[Congressional Bills 107th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [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. _______________________________________________________________________ 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 _______________________________________________________________________ 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. <all>