New Cosponsor — Dec 3, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5]
The bill now has 120 cosponsors (120 Democrats).
Sep 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 24 pages
To provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary and secondary school buildings in public school districts, as well as community colleges, across America in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes.
9/15/2011--Introduced.Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to modernize, ... Read more >
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Last Action: Oct 11, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2948 — 112th Congress: Fix America’s Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2948
“H.R. 2948 — 112th Congress: Fix America’s Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2948>
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