H.R. 2218 (112th): Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act


Jun 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 13, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Duncan Hunter

Representative for California's 52nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2011
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the charter school program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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Jun 16, 2011

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Jun 22, 2011
Reported by Committee

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Sep 13, 2011
Passed House

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13 cosponsors (11R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 13, 2011 1:44 p.m.
Failed 195/220
Sep 13, 2011 1:50 p.m.
Failed 43/374
Sep 13, 2011 2:27 p.m.
Passed 365/54

Related Bills

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S. 1566 (Related)
Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 15, 2011

H.Res. 392 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 8, 2011

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