Key Votes

HR 2210 - Head Start Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Mary Bono Mack voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Mary Bono Mack made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (217-216) - (Key vote)

Title: Head Start Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would reauthorize Head Start, a federal early education program meant to help low-income families.

Highlights:
  • $6.87 billion would be distributed to fund improvements in the Head Start program.
  • Block grants would be awarded to 8 states to run a pilot program coordinating state early education programs and Head Start programs.
  • Teacher training was also addressed, requiring half of all Head Start teachers earn a baccalaureate degree by 2008.
  • Religious organizations operating Head Start programs would be allowed use religion as a hiring factor.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Head Start Bill

Sponsors

  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors