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H.R. 3773 (115th): Child Care for Working Families Act

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To amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
Length: 96 pages
Sep 14, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


140 Cosponsors (140 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Scott Receives Champion of Children Award
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Sponsor) on Apr 18, 2018

Bonamici, Committee Democrats Promote Bold Solution to Ensure Universal Access to Quality Child Care for Working Families
    — Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 6, 2018

Rep. McEachin Announces $2.2M+ Grant for Virginia Department of Health
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4, 2017-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 13, 2017

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Sep 14, 2017

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H.R. 3773 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3773. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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