H.R. 1429 (110th): Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007

To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes.



Mar 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 12, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 12, 2007.


Pub.L. 110-134


Dale Kildee

Representative for Michigan's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2007
Length: 87 pages


Mar 9, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 14, 2007
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.

May 2, 2007
Passed House

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

Jun 19, 2007
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 3, 2007
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Nov 14, 2007
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Nov 14, 2007
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 12, 2007
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 1429 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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