US SR150 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on April 23 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-04-23 - Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2417; text as passed Senate: CR S2406-2407)
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic and government education programs in schools in the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: civic and government education is essential to the well-being of the constitutional government of the United States, comprehensive and formal instruction in civics and government would provide students with a basis for understanding the rights and responsibilities of citizens under such government, elementary and secondary schools are encouraged to offer courses on the history and theories of such government, and civics and government teachers are well served by having access to professional development programs that enhance their capacity to provide effective civic and government education in the classroom.

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Title

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about the importance of effective civic and government education programs in schools in the United States.

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History

DateChamberAction
2015-04-23SenateSubmitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2417; text as passed Senate: CR S2406-2407)

Same As/Similar To

SR440 (Related) 2016-04-26 - Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2463; text as passed Senate: CR S2462)

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