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H.R. 3461 (113th): Strong Start for America’s Children Act of 2013

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George Miller

Sponsor. Representative for California's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013
Length: 81 pages
Nov 13, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


143 Cosponsors (140 Democrats, 3 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Campaign for Children Honors Schwartz's Leadership on Children's Issues
    — Rep. Allyson Schwartz [D-PA13, 2005-2014] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 5, 2014

Yarmuth Calls on Congress to Expand Early Childhood Education
    — Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 22, 2014

Delaney Tours Manna Food Center and Judith P. Hoyer Child Care and Family Education Center in Gaithersburg
    — Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 19, 2013

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Nov 13, 2013

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 3461 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3461. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

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

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