A bill to require State educational agencies that receive funding under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to have in effect policies and procedures on background checks for school employees.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2013
Length: 6 pages
Oct 29, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 29, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Oct 29, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 474 (114th).
S. 1596 (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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