H.R. 5587: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act


Jun 28, 2016


Passed House on Sep 13, 2016

This bill passed in the House on September 13, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Glenn Thompson

Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016
Length: 97 pages


36% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006.

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Jun 28, 2016

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Jul 7, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Sep 13, 2016
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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