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H.R. 1245 (116th): Improving Access to Child Care Act

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 14, 2019.

Improving Access to Child Care Act

This bill eliminates certain funding for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and increases certain funding for child care assistance. Specifically, the bill (1) eliminates the TANF Contingency Fund, which provides additional funds to states in economic distress; and (2) increases and extends child care assistance provided to states and tribes through the Child Care Entitlement to States.