H.R.12455 - An Act to amend title XX of the Social Security Act so as to permit greater latitude by the States in establishing criteria respecting eligibility for social services, to facilitate and encourage the implementation by States of child day care services programs conducted pursuant to such title, to promote the employment of welfare recipients in the provision of child day care services, and for other purposes.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Corman, James C. [D-CA-21] (Introduced 03/11/1976)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means | Senate - Finance|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 94-857; H.Rept 94-903; H.Rept 94-1317|
|Latest Action:||09/07/1976 Public law 94-401. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There have been 5 roll call votes|
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Summary: H.R.12455 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 94-1317)
Conference report filed in House (06/30/1976)
Amends Title XX (Grants to States for Services) of the Social Security Act to permit States to determine eligibility for social services on the basis of a group composed of members whose incomes are below 90 percent of the States median income.
Extends the suspension of Federal staffing standards for child day care to October 1, 1977.
Increases the existing dollar limitation on social services. Requires States to use the additional Federal funding to increase employment of welfare recipients in child care jobs. Authorizes States to make grants to child care providers to cover the cost of employing welfare recipients. Increases the Federal matching rate for child care expenditures to 100 percent.
Extends the income tax credit, under the Internal Revenue Code, to child care employers for the wages paid to persons who receive Aid to Families with Dependent Children to September 30, 1977. Limits such tax credit to $1,000 for child care jobs.
Amends Title XX of the Social Security Act to permit States to waive Federal staffing requirements for child care centers and group day care homes which meet State standards if specified circumstances are present.
Extends the funding of services for addicts and alcoholics through September 30, 1977. Extends the requirement that special confidentiality requirements of the Alcohol Abuse Act be observed with regard to addicts and alcoholics.