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Introduced in Senate (08/01/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1690


To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide greater support to students with dependents, and for other purposes.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

August 1, 2017

Ms. Duckworth (for herself, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Durbin, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Mr. Casey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide greater support to students with dependents, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act” or the “CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act”.

SEC. 2. Amendments to CCAMPIS.

Section 419N of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070e) is amended—

(1) in subsection (e)—

(A) in paragraph (1), by adding at the end the following:

“(C) STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION.—The Secretary shall work with relevant stakeholders to determine the manner in which the data described under subparagraph (B) is collected in order to ensure compliance with such subparagraph.”; and

(B) by adding at the end the following:

“(3) PUBLICATION OF REPORTS.—Not later than 1 year after the first report is submitted under paragraph (1) after the date of enactment of the CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act, and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall publish the reports submitted under paragraph (1) for the preceding year on the public website of the Department.”; and

(2) by striking subsection (g) and inserting the following:

“(g) Authorization of appropriations.—There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $67,000,000 for fiscal year 2018 and each succeeding fiscal year.”.

SEC. 3. Report by office of postsecondary education.

Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Education (acting through the Office of Postsecondary Education) shall report to Congress on the plans of the Department of Education to better serve postsecondary students with dependents.


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