S.261 - Children First Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 01/30/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||01/30/2003 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1823-1824) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.261 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Children First Act of 2003 - Amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) exclude child care assistance from the determination of the five-year limit on assistance under TANF; and (2) increase funding for child care.
Introduced in Senate (01/30/2003)
Subjects to the individual and case data reporting requirements of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 any TANF funds expended for child care, whether or not transferred to that Act, and exempts such funds from SSA reporting requirements.
Amends the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to increase the set-aside for child care quality.