H.R. 3591 (111th): Constitution and Citizenship Day Act of 2009

Sep 17, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Elijah Cummings
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
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Sep 17, 2009
4 pages
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H.R. 6390 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 2012


This bill was introduced on September 17, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Sep 17, 2009
Referred to Committee Sep 17, 2009
Full Title

To establish a grant program to enhance existing secondary education programs for the purpose of teaching high school students about the Constitution of the United States and the constitutions of the individual States.


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Constitution and Citizenship Day Act of 2009 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a Constitution Day Grant Program awarding competitive grants to local educational agencies and charter schools to commemorate, and enhance educational programs that teach students about, the U.S. Constitution and their state constitution.
Requires such program to occur annually on Constitution Day, September 17, or the following Monday if that day falls on a weekend, and give students the ability to register to vote.

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