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USSR571IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education and supporting the ideals and goals of the 21st annual National Charter Schools Week, t...
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2020-05-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/12/2020 CR S2382-2383)
USHB6853IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6814IntroSupporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3701IntroSupporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act
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2020-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3642IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3659IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3634IntroHealth Heroes 2020 Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6650IntroHealth Heroes 2020 Act
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2020-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6646IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6560IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency by increasing volunteer opportunities within AmeriCorps and employment oppor...
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2020-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6565IntroEmergency Ensuring Access to SNAP (EATS) Act of 2020
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2020-04-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6275IntroSupporting Students in Response to Coronavirus Act This bill establishes and provides funds for grant programs to respond to safety and health risks presented by qualifying emergencies, including COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specificall...
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2020-03-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3489IntroSupporting Students in Response to Coronavirus Act This bill establishes and provides funds for grant programs to respond to safety and health risks presented by qualifying emergencies, including COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specificall...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4508EngrossMalala Yousafzai Scholarship Act This bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to award at least 50% of the number of scholarships under the Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program to Pakistani women for each of the calendar year...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3376IntroPathways to Health Careers Act
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3362IntroHomework Gap Trust Fund Act This bill establishes the Homework Gap Trust Fund, administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), to provide funding for measures to close the digital divide and promote digital equality with respect to schoo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5877IntroYouthBuild International Act This bill authorizes the President to establish a program to provide certain assistance to developing countries. The purposes of such program include (1) providing disadvantaged youth with opportunities to receive the edu...
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2020-02-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3192IntroNational Air Grant Fellowship Program Act of 2020
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1890IntroRenew America's Schools Act of 2019 This bill establishes a program under which the Department of Energy must award grants for energy improvements (e.g., renovations to install energy efficiency or renewable energy technologies, repairs to improve in...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 383.
USHB4864IntroGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2019-12-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
USSB3040IntroTeach CS Act Teacher Education for Computer Science Act
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2019-12-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2996IntroHead Start Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5243IntroClosing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to establish the Mobile Hotspot Grant Program. Under the program, the NTIA may provide grants to eligible in...
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSR432IntroA resolution designating November 2019 as "National College Application Month". This resolution designates November 2019 as National College Application Month.
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2019-11-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6675)
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USHB4968IntroBASIC Act Basic Assistance for Students In College Act
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2019-10-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4674IntroCollege Affordability Act This bill reauthorizes and revises the Higher Education Act of 1965, including to revise federal student financial aid programs, consolidate federal student loans and expand loan forgiveness, increase college access and succ...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB3398IntroPathways to Health Careers Act
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2019-10-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 211.
USHB4876IntroEarning Experience Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Education to establish a pilot program that awards grants to institutions of higher education for a program to provide students with work opportunities.
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2019-10-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2715IntroGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2670Intro21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act
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2019-10-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4826Intro21st Century Workforce Partnerships Act
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2019-10-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR360IntroA resolution affirming the importance of access to safe, quality education, including protection from attacks on education, for children in conflict settings. This resolution condemns attacks on education settings, including violence against schools,...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2528EngrossSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019 This bill provides for guidance, data collection, and grants for groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at institutions of higher education (IHEs) and ...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4668IntroDigital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4670IntroSimplifying Student Loans Act
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4626IntroSELF Act of 2019 Social Emotional Learning for Families Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Education to award grants to local educational agencies to develop, implement, and evaluate teacher and school leader training programs on family ...
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2019-10-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4577IntroExpanding Disability Access to Higher Education Act
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4578IntroBETTER TEACH Grants Act of 2019 Build Effective Teachers Through Essential Reforms to Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grants Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2579IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4414IntroE-BOOK Act of 2019 Electronic Books Opening Opportunity for Knowledge Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Education to award grants to up to 10 institutions of higher education for pilot programs that reduce the cost of attendance for ...
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2019-09-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4308IntroCAMPUS Act Cost Assistance Made Possible for Undergraduate Students Act This bill establishes a grant program whereby the Department of Education shall make grants to eligible higher education institutions to provide emergency finanical aid to studen...
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2019-09-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7782)
USHB4371IntroStrengthen CTE in Higher Education Act
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2019-09-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4343IntroFACT Act of 2019 Financial Aid Communication and Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish certain requirements for financial aid offers. ED must conduct consumer testing to serve as the basis for determi...
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2019-09-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4316IntroPublic School Emergency Relief Act This bill authorizes a Department of Education program to provide temporary emergency impact aid payments to states for assisting local educational agencies and Indian schools in responding to increases in the enrol...
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2019-09-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4216IntroStrengthening Financial Aid for Students Act (Strengthening FAFSA) This bill increases the income protection allowance levels used to calculate a working student's expected family contribution and need for financial assistance. An income protection a...
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2019-08-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4212IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2019 This bill provides funding and establishes grants for states, Native American tribes, historically black colleges and universities, tribal colleges and universities, and minority-serving institutions. Specificall...
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2019-08-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2395IntroJumpstart on College Act This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to support early-college high schools and dual- or concurrent-enrollment programs. Specifically, ED must award grants to (1) institutions of higher education ...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4107IntroFunding Early Childhood is the Right IDEA Act
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2019-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
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