About the resolution
H.J.Res. 58, would disapprove and nullify the rule issued by the Department of Education on October 31, 2016, imposing new standards on teacher education and preparation.
The rule to be nullified establishes definitions and requirements for states and institutions of higher education to develop measures for assessing teacher preparation performance and establishes indicators states must use to report on program performance beyond what is required in the law. In addition, sponsors say that the rule also exceeds the authority in the law and links program performance to TEACH Grant eligibility based on the definitions in the regulation.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017
Length: 1 page
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 27, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 27, 2017.
13 Cosponsors (13 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Guthrie Fights Burdensome Regulations”
— Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] (Sponsor) on Feb 17, 2017
“Ferguson Votes to Limit Federal Government Role in Schools”
— Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA3] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 7, 2017
“Congresswoman Adams Opposes Efforts to Undermine Public Education”
— Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] on Feb 8, 2017
H.J.Res. 58 (115th) was 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 58. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues, Pub. L. No. 115-14, H.R.J. Res. 58, 115th Cong. (2017).
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