H.R. 751 (102nd): National Literacy Act of 1991


Jan 30, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 25, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 25, 1991.


Pub.L. 102-73


Thomas Sawyer

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1991

About the bill

Full Title

To enhance the literacy and basic skills of adults, to ensure that all adults in the United States acquire the basic skills necessary to function effectively and achieve the greatest possible opportunity in their work and in their lives, and to strengthen and coordinate adult literacy programs.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5952 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 26, 1990

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 751” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Jan 30, 1991
Reported by Committee
Mar 12, 1991
Passed House
Mar 19, 1991
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Jun 26, 1991
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Jul 15, 1991
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 25, 1991


67 cosponsors (46D, 21R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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