H.R. 1227 (100th): Secondary School Basic Skills Act


Feb 24, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 24, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Williams

Representative for Montana's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide a program of grants to assist local educational agencies to improve the basic skills of low-achieving students enrolled in secondary schools with high concentrations of economically disadvantaged students, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/24/1987--Introduced.Secondary School Basic Skills Act - Establishes a program of grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) having especially high concentrations of children from low-income families to enable such agencies to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 1987

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1227”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 901 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 31, 1985

H.R. 5 (Related)
Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 28, 1988

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