New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Robert “Rob” Andrews [D-NJ1, 1990-2014]
The bill now has 2 cosponsors (2 Democrats).
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May 31, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 31, 2012
Length: 12 pages
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide educational stability for children in foster care, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 5876”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5876 — 112th Congress: Increasing Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5876
“H.R. 5876 — 112th Congress: Increasing Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5876>
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