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S. 1690: CCAMPIS Reauthorization Act

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 1, 2017 (Introduced).



1st Session

S. 1690


August 1, 2017

(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.


Short title

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:


Stakeholder consultation

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.

; and


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.

; and


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.