S. 1885 (100th): Act for Better Child Care Services of 1988


Nov 19, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher Dodd

Senator from Connecticut


See Instead:

H.R. 3660 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Aug 10, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for a Federal program for the improvement of child care, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/11/1988--Reported to Senate amended.(Reported to Senate from the Committee on Labor and Human Resources with amendment, S. Rept. 100-484) Act for Better Child Care Services of 1988 - Makes eligible ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 19, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 27, 1988
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1885”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


38 cosponsors (35D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 5 (101st) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Jun 23, 1989

H.R. 3660 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Aug 10, 1988

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