H.R.8304 - An Act to amend the national reading improvement program to provide more flexibility in the types of projects which can be funded, and for other purposes.94th Congress (1975-1976)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Quie, Albert H. [R-MN-1] (Introduced 06/26/1975)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 94-720|
|Latest Action:||12/31/1975 Public law 94-194. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.8304 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed Senate, amended)
Passed Senate amended (12/17/1975)
Authorizes the Commissioner of Education, under the Education Amendments, to enter into agreements with State educational agencies for leadership and training activities designed to prepare personnel to conduct projects for overcoming reading deficiencies.
Permits the Commissioner to enter into contracts with nonprofit groups or public agencies which have, as a primary purpose, the motivation of children to learn to read, to support and promote the establishment of reading motivational programs (including distribution of inexpensive books to students), and to pay the Federal share of such program costs.
Authorizes appropriations for inexpensive book distribution programs of $4,000,000 for fiscal year 1976, and $9,000,000 for each of the following two fiscal years.
Authorizes to be appropriated during fiscal year 1976 and the period from July 1, 1976, through September 30, 1976: (1) for State leadership and training activities, $5,300,000; and (2) for reading programs, $600,000. Authorizes to be appropriated for fiscal year 1977 and for the succeeding fiscal year: (1) $6,400,000 for State leadership and training activities; and (2) $800,000 for reading programs.