S.1004 - Healthy Children Learn Act 108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 05/06/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/06/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1004 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Healthy Children Learn Act - Amends the Head Start Act to authorize early Head Start and Head Start programs to carry out asthma, vision, and hearing screening programs.
Introduced in Senate (05/06/2003)
Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary Of Health and Human Services to award grants to local educational agencies for asthma, vision, hearing, and other health screening programs for public school children.
States that nothing under any law relating to a program that provides health benefits coverage for children and including the payment limitation known as the "free care rule" shall be construed as prohibiting or restricting assistance for children receiving asthma, vision, hearing, or other health screening tests.