H.R. 4659 (105th): Keep Kids Safe at School’s Act

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Oct 01, 1998 (Introduced).

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HR 4659 IH

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4659

To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to ensure that elementary and secondary schools are included as a qualified entity.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 1, 1998

Mr. FAZIO of California (for himself, Mr. HYDE, Mr. YATES, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. OBEY, Mr. HOYER, Ms. PELOSI, Mrs. LOWEY, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. TAYLOR of North Carolina, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mr. SHAYS, Ms. CARSON, Mr. RUSH, Mr. PARKER, Mr. FROST, Mr. STEARNS, Mr. BENTSEN, Mr. ALLEN, Mr. POMEROY, Mr. UNDERWOOD, Mr. ETHERIDGE, Mr. CRAMER, Mr. WAXMAN, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. SMITH of Michigan, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Mr. SNYDER, Mr. RAMSTAD, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. EVANS, Mr. MALONEY of Connecticut, Mr. TURNER, Mr. ENGLISH of Pennsylvania, Mr. MATSUI, Mr. BAESLER, Mr. LUTHER, Mr. SANDLIN, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. HILLIARD, and Mr. FORBES) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to ensure that elementary and secondary schools are included as a qualified entity.

    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 ‘Keep Kids Safe at School’s Act’.

SEC. 2. AMENDMENTS TO THE NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION ACT OF 1993.

    Section 5(10) of the National Child Protection Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 5119c(10)) is amended to read as follows:

      ‘(10) the term ‘qualified entity’ means--

        ‘(A) a business or organization, whether public, private, for-profit, not-for-profit, or voluntary, that provides care or care placement services, including a business or organization that licenses or certifies others to provide care or care placement services;

        ‘(B) an elementary or secondary school.’.