H.R. 1239: World Language Advancement and Readiness Act of 2017

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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Feb 28, 2017


Referred to Committee on Feb 28, 2017

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 28, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


David Price

Representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 7 pages


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Feb 28, 2017

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