To reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016
Length: 97 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 13, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.
29 Cosponsors (16 Republicans, 13 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“House Approves Thompson Bill to Modernize Federal Role in Career and Technical Education”
— Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA15] (Sponsor) on Sep 13, 2016
“Wilson Speaks in Support of Career and Technical Education”
— Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 13, 2016
Jun 28, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 7, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 8, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
Sep 13, 2016
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Jul 31, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2353 (115th).
H.R. 5587 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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