H.R. 601: READ Act

H.R. 601 amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to provide additional congressional direction and scrutiny over U.S. assistance in developing countries for the promotion of quality basic education. Specifically, the bill updates the legislative authority for U.S. international basic education efforts to ensure that existing resources are effectively prioritized and aligned with U.S. foreign policy and economic interests. The ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 23, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Nita Lowey

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2017
Length: 20 pages

Prognosis:

22% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 23, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 24, 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.

Jun 5, 2017
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 601 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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