H.R. 1008 (113th): Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steny Hoyer

Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 15 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act - Reauthorizes the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 for FY2014-FY2018.Directs the Secretary of State to act through the Assistant Secretary of State for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 6, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1008”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


104 cosponsors (90D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2152 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 13, 2011

S. 475 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2013

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