Laws & Regs.
HEAD START ACT
(AS AMENDED DECEMBER 12, 2007)
HEAD START ACT as amended
42 USC 9801 et. seq.
Legislative Authority: Head Start Act, as amended.
U.S. Code Citation: 42 USC 9801 et. seq.
ACF Regulations: 45 CFR 1301 et. seq.
The Head Start Act is Title VI, Subtitle A, Chapter 8, Subchapter B of the Omnibus Budget
Reconciliation Act of 1981, P.L. 97-35. Minor amendments to this Act were made by the Technology–
Related Assistance for Individuals With Disabilities Amendments of 1993, P.L. 103-218. This Act
was reauthorized through fiscal year 2003 by the Coats Human Services Amendments of 1998, P.L.
105-285. This Act was most recently reauthorized by the Improving Head Start for School Readiness
Act of 2007, P.L. 110-134.
Note: This compilation was prepared by HHS staff who have striven to ensure it is complete and accurate.
However, this is not an official compilation and may not be completely free of error. Additions to the Head
Start Act originating from the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110-
134, appear in bold.
TITLE XVII — CHILDREN’S INTERNET PROTECTION ACT (CIPA)
SEC. 1701. SHORT TITLE.
This title may be cited as the “Children’s Internet Protection Act”.
SEC. 1702. DISCLAIMERS.
(a) DISCLAIMER REGARDING CONTENT.– Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to prohibit a local educational agency, elementary or secondary school, or library from blocking access on the Internet on computers owned or operated by that agency, school, or library to any content other than content covered by this title or the amendments made by this title.
(b) DISCLAIMER REGARDING PRIVACY.– Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the tracking of Internet use by any identifiable minor or adult user.