H.R.2097 - Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Responsibility, and Opportunity Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 05/01/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||07/09/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities.|
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Summary: H.R.2097 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/2007)
Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Responsibility, and Opportunity Act of 2007 - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to local educational agencies, state and local public health agencies, and nonprofit private entities for projects to provide education on preventing teen pregnancies. Gives priority to communities with significantly above averages rates of teen pregnancy. Requires the Secretary to establish criteria to evaluate such projects.
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase authorized appropriations for community learning centers. Authorizes appropriations for physical education programs.
Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize appropriations for TRIO and GEARUP programs.
Authorizes the Secretary to make matching grants to public or nonprofit private entities for demonstrating innovative approaches to prevent teen pregnancies.