H.R. 1559 (109th): Character Education Act of 2005

To increase the level of funding for the Partnerships in Character Education Program, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Apr 12, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Ford Jr.

Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district



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Apr 12, 2005

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H.R. 1559 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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