H.R. 3697 (101st): Access to Education Act of 1989


Nov 17, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harry “Steve” Bartlett

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To promote excellence in American education by removing restrictions in Federal programs that limit the opportunities for open enrollment, by providing assistance to State educational agencies and local educational agencies that desire to adopt or expand open enrollment programs, by supporting research on open enrollment, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Access and Choice in Federal Education ProgramsAmends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow the use of certain special education financial assistance (Financial Assistance to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 17, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3697”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


40 cosponsors (34R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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