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H.R. 1891 (112th): Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act


The text of the bill below is as of May 13, 2011 (Introduced).


I

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1891

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

(for himself, Mr. Kline, and Mr. McKeon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To repeal ineffective or unnecessary education programs in order to restore the focus of Federal programs on quality elementary and secondary education programs for disadvantaged students.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act.

2.

Elementary and secondary education programs

(a)

Repeals

The following provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6301 et seq.) are repealed:

(1)

Subpart 2 of part B of title I (20 U.S.C. 6371 et seq.; relating to Early Reading First).

(2)

Subpart 3 of part B of title I (20 U.S.C. 6381 et seq.; relating to the William F. Goodling Even Start Family Literacy programs).

(3)

Subpart 4 of part B of title I (20 U.S.C. 6383; relating to improving literacy through school libraries).

(4)

Section 1502 (20 U.S.C. 6492; relating demonstrations of innovative practices).

(5)

Section 1504 (20 U.S.C. 6494; relating to the Close Up Fellowship program).

(6)

Part F of title I (20 U.S.C. 6511 et seq.; relating to comprehensive school reform).

(7)

Part H of title I (20 U.S.C. 6551 et seq.; relating to school dropout prevention)

(8)

Section 2151(b) (20 U.S.C. 6651(b); relating to school leadership).

(9)

Section 2151(c) (20 U.S.C. 6651(c); relating to advanced certification or advanced credentialing).

(10)

Section 2151(d) (20 U.S.C. 6651(d); relating to special education teacher training).

(11)

Section 2151(e) (20 U.S.C. 6651(e); relating to early childhood educator professional development).

(12)

Section 2151(f) (20 U.S.C. 6651(f); relating to teacher mobility).

(13)

Subpart 2 of part C of title II (20 U.S.C. 6701 et seq.; relating to the National Writing Project).

(14)

Subpart 4 of part C of title II (20 U.S.C. 6721 et seq.; relating to the teaching of traditional American history).

(15)

Part D of title II (20 U.S.C. 6751 et seq.; relating to enhancing education through technology).

(16)

Part B of title III (20 U.S.C. 6891 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Improving Language Instruction Educational Programs for Academic Achievement Act).

(17)

Section 4003(1) (20 U.S.C. 7103(1); relating to subpart 1 of part A of title IV).

(18)

Subpart 1 of part A of title IV (20 U.S.C. 7111 et seq.; relating to State grants for safe and drug-free schools and communities).

(19)

Section 4129 (20 U.S.C. 7139; relating to grants to reduce alcohol abuse).

(20)

Section 4130 (20 U.S.C. 7140; relating to mentoring programs).

(21)

Subpart 2 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7245; relating to elementary and secondary school counseling programs).

(22)

Subpart 3 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7247; relating to partnerships in character education).

(23)

Subpart 4 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7249; relating to smaller learning communities).

(24)

Subpart 5 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7251; relating to the Reading is Fundamental—Inexpensive Book Distribution program).

(25)

Subpart 6 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7253 et seq.; relating to gifted and talented students).

(26)

Subpart 7 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7255 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Star Schools Act).

(27)

Subpart 8 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7257 et seq.; relating to the Ready to Teach program).

(28)

Subpart 9 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7259 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Foreign Language Assistance Act of 2001).

(29)

Subpart 10 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7261 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Carol M. White Physical Education Program).

(30)

Subpart 11 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7263 et seq.; relating to community technology centers).

(31)

Subpart 12 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7265 et seq.; relating to educational, cultural, apprenticeship, and exchange programs for Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and their historical whaling and trading partners in Massachusetts).

(32)

Subpart 13 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7267 et seq.; relating to excellence in economic education).

(33)

Subpart 14 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7269 et seq.; relating to grants to improve the mental health of children).

(34)

Subpart 15 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7271; relating to arts in education).

(35)

Subpart 16 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7273; relating to parental assistance and local family information centers).

(36)

Subpart 17 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7275; relating to combatting domestic violence).

(37)

Subpart 18 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7277 et seq.; relating to healthy, high–performance schools).

(38)

Subpart 20 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7281 et seq.; relating to additional assistance for certain local educational agencies impacted by Federal property acquisition).

(39)

Subpart 21 of part D of title V (20 U.S.C. 7283 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Women’s Educational Equity Act of 2001).

(40)

Part B of title VII (20 U.S.C. 7511 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Native Hawaiian Education Act).

(41)

Part C of title VII (20 U.S.C. 7541 et seq.; commonly referred to as the Alaska Native Educational Equity, Support, and Assistance Act).

(b)

Conforming amendments

(1)

Title I

(A)

Section 1002

Section 1002 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 6302) is amended—

(i)

in subsection (b)—

(I)

by striking paragraphs (2) through (4); and

(II)

by striking the following:

(b)

Reading First

(1)

Reading First

For

and inserting the following:

(b)

Reading First

For

;

(ii)

in subsection (e)—

(I)

by striking paragraph (2); and

(II)

by striking the following:

(e)

Federal Activities

(1)

Sections 1501 and 1502

For the purpose of carrying out sections 1501 and 1502,

and inserting the following:

(e)

Federal Activities

For the purpose of carrying out section 1501,

;

(iii)

by striking subsection (f);

(iv)

by redesignating subsections (g) through (i) as subsections (f) through (h), respectively;

(v)

by striking subsection (g) (as so redesignated); and

(vi)

by redesignating subsection (h) (as so redesignated) as subsection (g).

(B)

Section 1116

Section 1116(b)(3)(A)(i) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6316(b)(3)(A)(i)) is amended by striking , and may include and all that follows through part F.

(C)

Section 1202

Section 1202 of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6362) is amended—

(i)

in subsection (a)(1), by striking section 1002(b)(1) and inserting section 1002(b); and

(iii)

in subsection (c)(7)(A)(vii), by striking , including coordination and all that follows through where applicable.

(D)

Section 1703

Section 1703 of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6533) is amended by striking section 1002(g) and inserting section 1002(f).

(2)

Title II

(A)

Section 2103

Section 2103(b) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6603(b)) is amended by striking subpart 5 and inserting section 2151(a).

(B)

Section 2123

Section 2123(a)(5)(A) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6623(a)(5)(A)) is amended by striking , and are coordinated and all that follows through part D.

(3)

Title III

Section 3001 of such Act (20 U.S.C. 6801) is amended—

(A)

in subsection (a)—

(i)

in paragraph (1), by striking except for subpart 4 of part B;

(ii)

by striking paragraph (2); and

(iii)

by striking the following:

(a)

Authorization of appropriations

(1)

In general

Subject

and inserting the following:

(a)

Authorization of appropriations

Subject

;

(B)

in subsection (b)—

(i)

in paragraph (1), by striking paragraphs (1) and (2) of;

(ii)

by striking paragraph (2); and

(iii)

by striking the following:

(b)

Conditions on effectiveness of parts A and B

(1)

Part A

Part A

and inserting the following:

(b)

Conditions on effectiveness of part A

Part A

; and

(C)

by striking subsection (c).

(4)

Title IV

Section 4115(b)(2)(E)(xvii) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 7115(b)(2)(E)(xvii)) is amended by striking , such as a program described in subpart 3 of part D of title V.

(5)

Title VI

Section 6222(a)(3) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 7351a(a)(3)) is amended by striking , as described in part D of title II.

(6)

Title IX

(A)

Section 9101

Section 9101(13) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 7801(13)) is amended to read as follows:

(13)

Covered program

The term covered program means each of the programs authorized by—

(A)

part A of title I;

(B)

part C of title I;

(C)

part D of title I;

(D)

part A of title II;

(E)

part A of title III;

(F)

part A of title IV;

(G)

part B of title IV;

(H)

part A of title V; and

(I)

subpart 2 of part B of title VI.

.

(B)

Section 9501

Section 9501(b)(1) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 7881(b)(1)) is amended to read as follows:

(1)

In general

This section applies to programs under—

(A)

subpart 1 of part B of title I;

(B)

part C of title I;

(C)

part A of title II, to the extent provided in paragraph (3);

(D)

part B of title II;

(E)

part A of title III;

(F)

part A of title IV; and

(G)

part B of title IV.

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