To establish a program to provide child care through public-private partnerships.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Child Care Public-Private Partnership Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF BUSINESS INCENTIVE GRANT PROGRAM.
The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall establish a program to make grants to-- (1) businesses and consortia-- (A) to pay start-up costs incurred to provide child care services; or (B) to provide additional child care services needed by the employees of such businesses; and (2) nonprofit business organizations to provide technical information and assistance to enable businesses to provide child care services.
SEC. 3. ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE GRANTS.
To be eligible to receive a grant under section 2, a business, nonprofit business organization, or consortium shall submit to the Secretary an application in accordance with section 4.
SEC. 4. APPLICATION.
The application required by section 3 shall be submitted by a business, nonprofit business organization, or consortium at such time, in such form, and containing such information as the Secretary may require by rule, except that such application shall contain-- (1) an assurance that the applicant shall expend, for the purpose for which such grant is made, an amount not less than 200 percent of the amount of such grant; (2) an assurance that such applicant will expend such grant for the use specified in paragraph (1) or (2) of section 2, as...