H.R. 4059 (109th): TEACH Act of 2005


Oct 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2005
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to enhance educational services for persons with autism spectrum disorders, to expand loan forgiveness for teachers of autistic children, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Teacher Education for Autistic Children Act of 2005, or TEACH Act of 2005 - Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to require assisted local educational agencies to report ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 17, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4059”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


26 cosponsors (17D, 8R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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