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H.R. 1120: Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act

To promote and ensure delivery of high quality special education and related services to students with visual disabilities or who are deaf or hard of hearing or deaf-blind through instructional methodologies meeting their unique learning needs; to enhance accountability for the provision of such services, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 50 pages

Feb 16, 2017


Introduced on Feb 16, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 16, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


5% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 16, 2017

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Signed by the President

H.R. 1120 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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