A bill to prohibit the revocation or withholding of Federal funds to programs whose participants carry out voluntary religious activities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2013
Length: 2 pages
Jul 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 11, 2013
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S. 1279 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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