H.R.551 - IDEA Full Funding Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] (Introduced 01/27/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||04/29/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.551 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/27/2015)
IDEA Full Funding Act
Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to reauthorize and make appropriations for the grant program to assist states and outlying areas in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities.
Sets the amount to be authorized and the amount to be appropriated for each fiscal year from FY2016-FY2024 as the greater of: (1) a specified amount, or (2) a specified percentage of an amount determined pursuant to a formula that multiplies the number of children receiving special education services by the average per-pupil expenditure in public elementary and secondary schools.
Authorizes and appropriates funds for FY2025 and each subsequent fiscal year equal to the greater of a specified amount or 40% of the amount determined using such formula.
Requires amounts appropriated to be expended consistent with pay-as-you-go requirements.