S. 695 (101st): Educational Excellence Act of 1990


Apr 5, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Passed House & Senate on Jul 27, 1990

This bill was passed by Congress on July 27, 1990 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)


Nancy Kassebaum

Senator from Kansas


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote excellence in American education by recognizing and rewarding schools, teachers, and students for their outstanding achievements; enhancing parental choice; encouraging the study of science, mathematics, and engineering, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/1990--Passed House amended.Equity and Excellence in Education Act of 1990 - TitleI - ReadinessDeclares it to be the policy of the United States (toward the year 2000 goal that all ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 5, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 20, 1989
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 7, 1990
Passed Senate

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

Jul 27, 1990
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 695”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (32R, 10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Feb 7, 1990 3:01 p.m.
Bill Passed 92/8

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1675 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 1989

H.R. 5115 (Supersedes)
Equity and Excellence in Education Act of 1990

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 20, 1990

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