H.R.6391 - Emergency Child Care for the Gulf Coast Region Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2] (Introduced 12/06/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/06/2006 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6391 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/06/2006)
Emergency Child Care for the Gulf Coast Region Act of 2006 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish grant programs for: (1) businesses and consortia in the Gulf Coast Region to pay start-up costs and to provide additional child care services for employees; (2) nonprofit business organizations in the Region to provide technical assistance to such businesses for child care services; (3) entities to develop distance learning child care training technology infrastructures and model technology-based training courses for child care providers and workers in the Region; and (4) child care providers in the Region to improve the qualifications and promote the retention of such providers. Defines "Gulf Coast Region" to mean the area declared by the President to be a major disaster as a consequence of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make scholarship grants to child care providers to improve their educational qualifications to provide services.