S. 1177 (114th): Every Student Succeeds Act

The Every Child Achieves Act is a bipartisan educational policy reform bill that would expand state responsibility over schools, provide grants to charter schools, and reduce the federal test-based accountability system of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The bill was referred to the Senate committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, or HELP, who issued this summary. The ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 30, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 10, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 10, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-95

Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2016
Length: 391 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 5: Student Success Act

Passed House on Jul 8, 2015. 19% incorporated. (compare text)

S. 308: After School for America’s Children Act

Referred to Committee on Jan 29, 2015. 41% incorporated. (compare text)

H.R. 1042: Afterschool for America’s Children Act

Referred to Committee on Feb 24, 2015. 36% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Apr 30, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 30, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Jul 16, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 17, 2015
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 2, 2015
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Dec 9, 2015
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 10, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Mar 17, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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.

S. 1177 (114th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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