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H.R. 697 (106th): To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide that any decision relating to the establishment or implementation of policies of discipline of children with disablities in school be reserved to each State educational agency, or as determined by a State educational agency, to a local educational agency.

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Roger Wicker

Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 1999
Length: 3 pages
Feb 10, 1999
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


28 Cosponsors (25 Republicans, 2 Democrats, 1 Independent)



Feb 10, 1999

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H.R. 697 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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