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                                                 Union Calendar No. 263

106th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                               H. R. 3073

                      [Report No. 106-424, Part I]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL

 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for 
grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood, and for 
                            other purposes.

_______________________________________________________________________

                            November 5, 1999

 The Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged; committed to 
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered 
                             to be printed





                                                 Union Calendar No. 263
106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3073

                      [Report No. 106-424, Part I]

 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for 
grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood, and for 
                            other purposes.


_______________________________________________________________________


                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            October 14, 1999

Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut (for herself, Mr. Cardin, Mr. English, Mr. 
 Lewis of Kentucky, Mr. Matsui, Mr. Foley, Mr. McCrery, Mr. Stark, Mr. 
    Camp, Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Coyne, and Mr. Thomas) introduced the 
following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 
and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a 
 period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for 
consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the 
                          committee concerned

                            October 28, 1999

    Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means with an amendment
 [Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed 
                               in italic]

                            October 28, 1999

Referral to the Committee on Education and the Workforce extended for a 
             period ending not later than November 5, 1999

                            November 5, 1999

       Additional sponsors: Ms. Carson, Mr. Shaw, and Mr. Gillmor

                            November 5, 1999

 The Committee on Education and the Workforce discharged; committed to 
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered 
                             to be printed
[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on October 
                               14, 1999]

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for 
grants for projects designed to promote responsible fatherhood, and for 
                            other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

    (a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Fathers Count Act 
of 1999''.
    (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as 
follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

                   TITLE I--FATHERHOOD GRANT PROGRAM

Sec. 101. Fatherhood grants.

         TITLE II--FATHERHOOD PROJECTS OF NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE

Sec. 201. Fatherhood projects of national significance.

             TITLE III--WELFARE-TO-WORK PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

Sec. 301. Flexibility in eligibility for participation in welfare-to-
                            work program.
Sec. 302. Limited vocational educational training included as allowable 
                            activity.
Sec. 303. Certain grantees authorized to provide employment services 
                            directly.
Sec. 304. Simplification and coordination of reporting requirements.
Sec. 305. Use of State information to aid administration of welfare-to-
                            work formula grant funds.

TITLE IV--ALTERNATIVE PENALTY PROCEDURE RELATING TO STATE DISBURSEMENT 
                                 UNITS

Sec. 401. Alternative penalty procedure relating to State disbursement 
                            units.

                     TITLE V--FINANCING PROVISIONS

Sec. 501. Use of new hire information to assist in collection of 
                            defaulted student loans and grants.
Sec. 502. Elimination of set-aside of portion of welfare-to-work funds 
                            for successful performance bonus.

                        TITLE VI--MISCELLANEOUS

Sec. 601. Change dates for evaluation.
Sec. 602. Report on undistributed child support payments.
Sec. 603. Sense of the Congress.
Sec. 604. Additional funding for welfare evaluation study.
Sec. 605. Training in child abuse and neglect proceedings.
Sec. 606. Use of new hire information to assist in administration of 
                            unemployment compensation programs.
Sec. 607. Immigration provisions.

                   TITLE I--FATHERHOOD GRANT PROGRAM

SEC. 101. FATHERHOOD GRANTS.

    (a) In General.--Part A of title IV of the Social Security Act (42 
U.S.C. 601-679b) is amended by inserting after section 403 the 
following:

``SEC. 403A. FATHERHOOD PROGRAMS.

    ``(a) Purpose.--The purpose of this section is to make grants 
available to public and private entities for projects designed to--
            ``(1) promote marriage through counseling, mentoring, 
        disseminating information about the advantages of marriage, 
        enhancing relationship skills, teaching how to control 
        aggressive behavior, and other methods;
            ``(2) promote successful parenting through counseling, 
        mentoring, disseminating information about good parenting 
        practices including family planning, training parents in money 
        management, encouraging child support payments, encouraging 
        regular visitation between fathers and their children, and 
        other methods; and
            ``(3) help fathers and their families avoid or leave cash 
        welfare provided by the program under part A and improve their 
        economic status by providing work first services, job search, 
        job training, subsidized employment, career-advancing 
        education, job retention, job enhancement, and other methods.
    ``(b) Fatherhood Grants.--
            ``(1) Applications.--An entity desiring a grant to carry 
        out a project described in subsection (a) may submit to the 
        Secretary an application that contains the following:
                    ``(A) A description of the project and how the 
                project will be carried out.
                    ``(B) A description of how the project will address 
                all 3 of the purposes of this section.
                    ``(C) A written commitment by the entity that the 
                project will allow an individual to participate in the 
                project only if the individual is--
                            ``(i) a father of a child who is, or within 
                        the past 24 months has been, a recipient of 
                        assistance or services under a State program 
                        funded under this part;
                            ``(ii) a father, including an expectant or 
                        married father, whose income (net of court-
                        ordered child support) is less than 150 percent 
                        of the poverty line (as defined in section 
                        673(2) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
                        of 1981, including any revision required by 
                        such section, applicable to a family of the 
                        size involved); or
                            ``(iii) a parent referred to in paragraph 
                        (3)(A)(iii).
                    ``(D) A written commitment by the entity that the 
                entity will provide for the project, from funds 
                obtained from non-Federal sources, amounts (including 
                in-kind contributions) equal in value to--
                            ``(i) 20 percent of the amount of any grant 
                        made to the entity under this subsection; or
                            ``(ii) such lesser percentage as the 
                        Secretary deems appropriate (which shall be not 
                        less than 10 percent) of such amount, if the 
                        application demonstrates that there are 
                        circumstances that limit the ability of the 
                        entity to raise funds or obtain resources.
            ``(2) Consideration of applications by interagency 
        panels.--
                    ``(A) First panel.--
                            ``(i) Establishment.--There is established 
                        a panel to be known as the `Fatherhood Grants 
                        Recommendations Panel' (in this subparagraph 
referred to as the `Panel').
                            ``(ii) Membership.--
                                    ``(I) In general.--The Panel shall 
                                be composed of 10 members, as follows:
                                            ``(aa) 2 members of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        Secretary.
                                            ``(bb) 2 members of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        Secretary of Labor.
                                            ``(cc) 2 members of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        Chairman of the Committee on 
                                        Ways and Means of the House of 
                                        Representatives.
                                            ``(dd) 1 member of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        ranking minority member of the 
Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives.
                                            ``(ee) 2 members of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        Chairman of the Committee on 
                                        Finance of the Senate.
                                            ``(ff) 1 member of the 
                                        Panel shall be appointed by the 
                                        ranking minority member of the 
                                        Committee on Finance of the 
                                        Senate.
                                    ``(II) Conflicts of interest.--An 
                                individual shall not be eligible to 
                                serve on the Panel if such service 
                                would pose a conflict of interest for 
                                the individual.
                                    ``(III) Timing of appointments.--
                                The appointment of members to the Panel 
                                shall be completed not later than March 
                                1, 2000.
                            ``(iii) Duties.--
                                    ``(I) Review and make 
                                recommendations on project 
                                applications.--The Panel shall review 
                                all applications submitted pursuant to 
                                paragraph (1), and make recommendations 
                                to the Secretary regarding which 
                                applicants should be awarded grants 
                                under this subsection, with due regard 
                                for the provisions of paragraph (3), 
                                but shall not recommend that a project 
                                be awarded such a grant if the 
                                application describing the project does 
                                not attempt to meet the requirement of 
                                paragraph (1)(B).
                                    ``(II) Timing.--The Panel shall 
                                make such recommendations not later 
                                than September 1, 2000.
                            ``(iv) Term of office.--Each member 
                        appointed to the Panel shall serve for the life 
                        of the Panel.
                            ``(v) Prohibition on compensation.--Members 
                        of the Panel may not receive pay, allowances, 
                        or benefits by reason of their service on the 
                        Panel.
                            ``(vi) Travel expenses.--Each member of the 
                        Panel shall receive travel expenses, including 
                        per diem in lieu of subsistence, in accordance 
                        with sections 5702 and 5703 of title 5, United 
                        States Code.
                            ``(vii) Meetings.--The Panel shall meet as 
                        often as is necessary to complete the business 
                        of the Panel.
                            ``(viii) Chairperson.--The Chairperson of 
                        the Panel shall be designated by the Secretary 
                        at the time of appointment.
                            ``(ix) Staff of federal agencies.--The 
                        Secretary may detail any personnel of the 
                        Department of Health and Human Services and the 
                        Secretary of Labor may detail any personnel of 
                        the Department of Labor to the Panel to assist 

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