S. 1552 (111th): Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act of 2009


Jul 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 31, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Jul 31, 2009
Length: 32 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2009--Introduced.Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act of 2009 or the SOAR Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Education to award five-year grants on a competitive basis to nonprofit organizations to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 31, 2009
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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1552”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)

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

Related Bills

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S. 206 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2011

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