To authorize the Secretary of Defense to make grants to support the study of world languages in elementary schools and secondary schools.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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31 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 9 Republicans)
Feb 28, 2017
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Feb 7, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1094 (116th).
H.R. 1239 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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