H.J.Res. 57: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

H.J.Res. 57 would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Education on November 28, 2016, to implement the accountability, data reporting, and state plan provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

The bill's sponsors feel that while the Department had authority to issue regulations to implement the law, the regulation contained a number ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Introduced:

Feb 1, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Mar 9, 2017

This resolution was passed by Congress on March 9, 2017 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Todd Rokita

Representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017
Length: 1 pages

History

Feb 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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Feb 7, 2017
 
Passed House

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Mar 9, 2017
 
Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 57 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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