New Cosponsor — Dec 1, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Denny Heck [D-WA10]
The bill now has 104 cosponsors (90 Democrats, 14 Republicans).
Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 15 pages
To reauthorize the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, to provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1008 — 113th Congress: Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1008
“H.R. 1008 — 113th Congress: Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1008>
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