S. 373 (100th): Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1987


Jan 21, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 14, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Claiborne Pell

Senator from Rhode Island


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the program of finance assistance to meet special educational needs of disadvantaged children, and to reauthorize chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, through fiscal year 1993.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 5 passed in lieu) Robert T. Stafford Elementary and Secondary Education Improvement Act of 1987 - TitleI - Basic ProgramsChapter 1: Financial Assistance to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 21, 1987

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Oct 14, 1987
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 373”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


25 cosponsors (14R, 11D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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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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