H.R. 3033: Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act

Introduced:

Jul 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 18, 2016

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 18, 2016.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-124

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2016
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the President's annual budget request to Congress each year to include a line item for the Research in Disabilities Education program of the National Science Foundation and to require the National Science Foundation to conduct research on dyslexia.

Summary

President Obama signed into law a bipartisan measure that directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to set aside at least $2.5 million in its annual budget for dyslexia research, with a focus on early identification of children and students, professional development for teachers and administrators, and curricula development and evidence-based educational tools.

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History

Jul 13, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 8, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 26, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 3, 2016
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 4, 2016
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 18, 2016
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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