H.R.5976 - IDEA High Cost Pool Funding Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] (Introduced 05/25/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/19/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5976 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/25/2018)
IDEA High Cost Pool Funding Act
This bill amends the Individuals with Disabilities Act to establish additional grants for the purpose of assisting states in addressing the needs of high-need children with disabilities. The bill establishes limitations on grant amounts and how grant funds may be used.
To be eligible to receive such a grant, a state shall: (1) provide matching funds equal to at least 25% of the grant amount; and (2) provide any information that the Department of Education may require, as specified by the bill.
A state may request a waiver of certain grant requirements that are incompatible with aspects of the state's governmental structure.