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H.R. 2353: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2353 reauthorizes the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins Act) to help more Americans enter the workforce with the skills necessary to compete for and succeed in high-skilled, in-demand careers. Specifically, the legislation looks to empower state and local community leaders, improve alignment with in-demand jobs, increase transparency and accountability, and ensure a limited federal role.

The bill simplifies the requirements states have to follow when applying for federal funds and streamlines the application process to better align it with the process for ...

Sponsor and status

Glenn Thompson

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 61 pages
Introduced:

May 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 31, 2018

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 31, 2018.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-224

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3217: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

Ordered Reported on Jul 16, 2018. 97% incorporated. (compare text)

History

May 4, 2017
 
Introduced

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May 17, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 7, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce

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Jun 22, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 25, 2018
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 2018
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 2353 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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