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


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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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2005--Introduced.Character Education Act of 2005 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to increase amounts authorized to be appropriated in FY 2006 and 2007 for the Fund ... Read more >

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Apr 12, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1559”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 4866 (Related)
Promote Responsibility by Improving Development Education Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2006

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