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LD 1417 - Expands Access to Head Start Programs - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman voted Yea (Ought to Pass as Amended Vote) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to LD 1417

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -

Title: Expands Access to Head Start Programs

Legislation - "Ought to Pass as Amended" Report Adopted (Senate) (24-11) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Access to Head Start Programs

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands access to head start programs to help opioid-affected and other at-risk families.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires a Head Start program service provider to provide Head Start services to a child up to 5 years old who is affected or whose family is affected by a substance use disorder, or whose family income is below 185% of the federal poverty level (Sec. 1). 

  • Appropriates $7.5 million for the 2019-2020 fiscal year and $15 million for the 2020-2021 fiscal year to provide ongoing funds to supplement funding to non-tribal Head Start program service providers (Sec. 3).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) -

Title: Expands Access to Head Start Programs

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expands Access to Head Start Programs

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