S.1434 - ACCESS Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gillibrand, Kirsten E. [D-NY] (Introduced 06/26/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/26/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1434 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/26/2017)
Availability of Child Care for Every Servicemember and Spouse Act or ACCESS Act
This bill declares that the hours of operation of each childcare development center of the Department of Defense shall, to the extent practicable, be set and maintained in a manner that takes into account the demands and circumstances of members of the Armed Forces who use such center to facilitate the performance of their military duties.
Each military department must: (1) provide for a childcare coordinator at each military installation at which are stationed significant numbers of members of the Armed Forces with accompanying dependent children, and (2) carry out a pilot program on collaboration between commanders of such military installations with private providers of childcare services.