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H.R. 3136 (113th): Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act of 2014

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To establish a demonstration program for competency-based education.

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Sponsor and status

Matt Salmon

Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2014
Length: 24 pages
Sep 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 23, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

AZ CENTRAL: Education should be about building skills, not debt
    — Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016] (Sponsor) on Aug 6, 2014

Polis-Salmon Bill on Competency-Based Education Passes the House of Representatives
    — Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2014

Bennet, Isakson Applaud House Passage of Legislation Boosting Competency-based Education
    — Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] on Jul 24, 2014

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Sep 19, 2013

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Jul 10, 2014
Ordered Reported

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Jul 23, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

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Jul 23, 2014
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3136 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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