H.R. 5 (100th): Augustus F. Hawkins-Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988


Jan 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 28, 1988

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 28, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-297


Augustus “Gus” Hawkins

Representative for California's 29th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 28, 1988

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve elementary and secondary education, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/19/1988--House receded and concurred with amendment.(House receded and concurred in Senate amendment with amendment) Augustus F. Hawkins - Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary School Improvement Amendments of 1988 - ... Read more >


Jan 6, 1987

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Apr 22, 1987
Reported by Committee

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May 21, 1987
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 1, 1987
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Apr 20, 1988
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 28, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


53 cosponsors (46D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 1755 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 23, 1987

H.Res. 427 (rule)

Last Action: Apr 18, 1988

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