H.R.1242 - Child Care Public-Private Partnership Act of 2003 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 03/12/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/31/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness.|
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Summary: H.R.1242 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Child Care Public-Private Partnership Act of 2003 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a business-incentive grant program to provide child care through public-private partnerships.
Introduced in House (03/12/2003)
Provides program grants to cover not more than one-third of the costs for: (1) businesses or consortia (two or more businesses acting jointly, which may also include a nonprofit private organization) to start up, or provide additional, employee child care services; and (2) nonprofit business organizations to provide technical information and assistance to enable businesses to provide employee child care services.
Sets forth eligibility and application requirements, including: (1) provision of such services equitably and affordably to low- and moderate-income employees; and (2) compliance with State and local licensing requirements.
Gives priority in grant selection to business and consortia applicants, especially businesses with fewer than 100 full-time employees. Requires equitable geographic distribution.