IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
August 1, 2017
Ms. Duckworth (for herself, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Durbin, Mrs. Gillibrand, and Mr. Casey) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide greater support to students with dependents, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act or the
CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act.
Amendments to CCAMPIS
Section 419N of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070e) is amended—
in subsection (e)—
in paragraph (1), by adding at the end the following:
The Secretary shall work with relevant stakeholders to determine the manner in which the data described under subparagraph (B) is collected in order to ensure compliance with such subparagraph.
by adding at the end the following:
Publication of reports
Not later than 1 year after the first report is submitted under paragraph (1) after the date of enactment of the CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act, and annually thereafter, the Secretary shall publish the reports submitted under paragraph (1) for the preceding year on the public website of the Department.
by striking subsection (g) and inserting the following:
Authorization of appropriations
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $67,000,000 for fiscal year 2018 and each succeeding fiscal year.
Report by office of postsecondary education
Not later than 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Education (acting through the Office of Postsecondary Education) shall report to Congress on the plans of the Department of Education to better serve postsecondary students with dependents.