Summary: S.1780 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/11/2019)

Focus on Children Act

This bill requires the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to produce studies and reports regarding federal spending on children.

The CBO must provide

  • studies of legislation containing changes in spending on children, upon the request of a congressional committee;
  • an annual report regarding spending on children; and
  • an annual report on the President's budget request for spending on children.

The CBO may provide a warning report to Congress regarding a fiscal year in which outlays for interest on the public debt will exceed spending on children.

The CBO must also develop and maintain a public website that includes

  • the reports and studies required by this bill,
  • a dashboard containing key indicators and visualization tools to assist the public in understanding trends in spending on children, and
  • an open data portal that contains quantitative data on federal spending on children.