H.R. 4787 (107th): To amend the impact aid program under section 8003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of ...

...1965 to include children who are citizens of the freely associated states in the computation of the amount of basic support payments to

107th Congress, 2001–2002. Text as of May 21, 2002 (Introduced).

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HR 4787 IH

107th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4787

To amend the impact aid program under section 8003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to include children who are citizens of the freely associated states in the computation of the amount of basic support payments to local educational agencies under the program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

MAY 21, 2002

Mrs. MINK of Hawaii introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the impact aid program under section 8003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to include children who are citizens of the freely associated states in the computation of the amount of basic support payments to local educational agencies under the program.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT TO IMPACT AID PROGRAM.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 8003(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 7703(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(6) CHILDREN WHO ARE CITIZENS OF THE FREELY ASSOCIATED STATES- For purposes of computing the amount of a payment for a local educational agency under this subsection, the Secretary shall consider children who are citizens of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau and who, during the preceding school year, were in average daily attendance in the schools of such agency and for whom such agency provided free public education to be children described under paragraph (1)(B).’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the computation of the amount of a payment to a local educational agency for fiscal years beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.