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H.R. 2408 (115th): Protecting Girls’ Access to Education Act

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 2408 authorizes the State Department and USAID to enhance existing education programs for displaced children, especially girls. Specifically the bill authorizes the Department to coordinate such efforts with the private sector and civil society groups; and coordinate with multilateral organizations to collect relevant data to improve the effectiveness of those programs. Finally, it would require that the State Department and USAID include data on education programs for displaced children in any report to Congress on disaster relief and recovery efforts.

Sponsor and status

Steve Chabot

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2017
Length: 7 pages
May 11, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

S. 1580: Protecting Girls’ Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 14, 2019. (compare text)

50 Cosponsors (37 Democrats, 13 Republicans)



May 11, 2017

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Jul 27, 2017
Ordered Reported

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Oct 3, 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.

H.R. 2408 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2408. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

This bill 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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