110-H.AMDT.124 to 110-H.R.1429

Amendment allows Head Start grantees to negotiate a funded enrollment level with the HHS Secretary if funding for the program does not keep pace with inflation.

H.AMDT.124(A009)
Amends: H.R.1429
Sponsor: Rep Carnahan, Russ [MO-3](offered 5/2/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment allows Head Start grantees to negotiate a funded enrollment level with the HHS Secretary if funding for the program does not keep pace with inflation.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment numbered 9 printed House Report 110-116 to provide that, in the event that the amounts appropriated to carry out the program do not exceed the funds appropriated for the prior year, Head Start grantees may negotiate with the Secretary a reduced funded enrollment level if the grantee can demonstrate that such reduction is necessary to maintain the quality of service.

STATUS:

    5/2/2007 4:42pm:
    Amendment (A009) offered by Mr. Carnahan. (consideration: CR H4365-4366, H4374-4375; text: CR H4365)
    5/2/2007 6:20pm:
    On agreeing to the Carnahan amendment (A009) Agreed to by recorded vote: 253 - 171 (Roll no. 282).

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