HB1274 - HEAD START PROGRAMS - Farnen, Ted
HB1274 CODIFIES EARLY HEAD START PROGRAM.
Sponsor: Farnen, Ted (21) Effective Date:00/00/00
CoSponsor: Sallee, Mary Lou (144) LR Number:2593-01
Last Action: 06/11/98 - Approved by Governor (G)
06/11/98 - Delivered to Secretary of State
HB1274
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:HOUSE BILLS FOR THIRD READING - INFORMAL (S)
Position on Calendar:009
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BILL SUMMARIES

TRULY AGREED

HB 1274 -- HEAD START PROGRAMS

This bill defines the mission and goals of head start programs,
and requires each such program to have a council or committee to
provide policy direction for the local program.  Each
organization operating a head start program is also to establish
a health services advisory committee.


PERFECTED

HB 1274 -- HEAD START PROGRAMS (Farnen)

This bill defines the mission and goals of head start programs,
and requires each such program to have a council or committee to
provide policy direction for the local program.  Each
organization operating a head start program is also to establish
a health services advisory committee.  Subject to appropriation,
this bill allows the state to provide financial assistance to
head start programs.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.


COMMITTEE

HB 1274 -- HEAD START PROGRAMS

CO-SPONSORS:  Farnen, Sallee

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Children, Youth and Families by a vote of 15 to 0.

This bill defines the mission and goals of head start programs,
and requires each such program to have a council or committee to
provide policy direction for the local program.  Each
organization operating a head start program is also to establish
a health services advisory committee.  Subject to appropriation,
this bill allows the state to provide financial assistance to
head start programs.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this bill defines federally
funded Head Start programs, and aids in coordinating existing
federal funding and programming.

Testifying for the bill were Representatives Farnen and Sallee;
Missouri Association for Community Action, Inc.; and Missouri
Head Start Association.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Julie Jinkens McNitt, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1274 -- Head Start Programs

Co-Sponsors:  Farnen, Sallee

This bill defines the mission and goals of head start programs,
and requires each such program to have a council or committee to
provide policy direction for the local program.  Each
organization operating a head start program is also to establish
a health services advisory committee.  Subject to appropriation,
this bill allows the state to provide financial assistance to
head start programs.


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