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


Sep 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Elijah Cummings

Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

9/17/2009--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 17, 2009

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. 3591”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (9D) (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.

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. 6390 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 2012

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: