New Cosponsor — Mar 29, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM]
The bill now has 18 cosponsors (17 Democrats, 1 Independent).
Sep 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Ohio
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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2011
Length: 27 pages
A bill to provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary school and secondary school buildings in public school districts and community colleges across the United States in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes.
9/21/2011--Introduced.Fix America's Schools Today Act of 2011 - Directs the Secretary of Education to allocate grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to modernize, renovate, ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 12, 2011
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1597 — 112th Congress: Fix America’s Schools Today Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1597
“S. 1597 — 112th Congress: Fix America’s Schools Today Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1597>
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