S. 1697 (113th): Strong Start for America’s Children Act


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 was not enacted.


Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2013
Length: 80 pages

See Instead:

S. 2452 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 10, 2014

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to support early learning.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2452 (Related)
Strong Start for America’s Children Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 10, 2014

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 13, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 1697” means this is a Senate 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 13, 2013


32 cosponsors (31D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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