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


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


About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

1/8/1987--Introduced.Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Children and Youth Education Act of 1987 - Directs the Secretary of Education to make grants and contracts for programs or projects designed to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 8, 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. 543”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


104 cosponsors (87D, 17R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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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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