H.R. 6390 (112th): Constitution and Citizenship Day Act of 2012

Introduced:
Sep 13, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Elijah Cummings
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 13, 2012
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3591 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 13, 2012
Referred to Committee Sep 13, 2012
 
Full Title

To establish a grant program to enhance existing secondary education programs for the purpose of teaching high school students about the Constitution of the United States and the constitutions of the individual States.

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

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9/13/2012--Introduced.
Constitution and Citizenship Day Act of 2012 - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a Constitution Day Grant Program awarding competitive grants to local educational agencies and charter schools to commemorate, and enhance educational programs that teach students about, the U.S. Constitution and their state constitution.
Requires such program to occur annually on Constitution Day, September 17, or the following Monday if that day falls on a weekend, and give students the ability to register to vote.

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