H.R. 2123 (109th): School Readiness Act of 2005


May 5, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 22, 2005 but was never passed by the Senate.


Michael Castle

Representative for Delaware At Large



Read Text »
Last Updated: Oct 25, 2005
Length: 148 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Head Start Act to improve the school readiness of disadvantaged children, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/22/2005--Passed House amended.School Readiness Act of 2005 - Amends the Head Start Act to revise and reauthorize Head Start programs.Section4 - Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 5, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 18, 2005
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.

Sep 22, 2005
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2123”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Sep 22, 2005 3:58 p.m.
Failed 153/266
Sep 22, 2005 4:05 p.m.
Agreed to 411/0
Sep 22, 2005 4:13 p.m.
Agreed to 401/14
Sep 22, 2005 4:21 p.m.
Failed 175/241
Sep 22, 2005 4:29 p.m.
Agreed to 220/196
Sep 22, 2005 4:46 p.m.
Passed 231/184

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. 2210 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 25, 2003

S. 1107 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 25, 2005

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: