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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.


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                   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

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                                 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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