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H.R. 5990 (115th): Protecting Our Kids Act

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To direct the Secretary of Education to coordinate with the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue guidance on security for schools.

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Sponsor and status

Lou Barletta

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 1, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Jun 1, 2018
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 1, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Barletta Joins Rubio in Calling to Enhance School Security Resources
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 5, 2018

Barletta Applauds $732 Million in School Security Grants for Pennsylvania Students and Educators
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Oct 1, 2018

Barletta Applauds $25 Million in Grant Funding Made Available for School Security
    — Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018] (Sponsor) on Jun 29, 2018

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Jun 1, 2018

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 5990 (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. 5990. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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