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H.R. 543 (100th): Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Children and Youth Education Act of 1987

A bill to establish a Federal program to strengthen and improve the capability of State and local educational agencies and private nonprofit schools to identify gifted and talented children and youth and to provide those children and youth with appropriate educational opportunities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.


Jan 8, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 8, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mario Biaggi

Representative for New York's 19th congressional district



Jan 8, 1987

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H.R. 543 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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