H.R. 1995 (112th): Reducing Barriers to Learning Act of 2011


May 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Loebsack

Representative for Iowa's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 25, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To establish an Office of Specialized Instructional Support in the Department of Education and to provide grants to State educational agencies to reduce barriers to learning.

Summary (CRS)

5/25/2011--Introduced.Reducing Barriers to Learning Act of 2011 - Amends the Department of Education Organization Act to create an Office of Specialized Instructional Support within the Department of Education to improve ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 25, 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. 1995”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (12D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3800 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 13, 2009

H.R. 1940 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 2013

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