H.R. 1947 (112th): Post 9/11 Troops to Teachers Enhancement Act


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Petri

Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 23, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty on or after September 11, 2001, to be eligible to participate in the Troops-to-Teachers Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/2011--Introduced.Post 9/11 Troops to Teachers Enhancement Act - Amends the Troops-to-Teachers program of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (which provides veterans with teacher certification stipends in exchange ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 2011

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. 1947”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (24D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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