A bill to provide the Secretary of Education with waiver authority for the reallocation rules and authority to extend the deadline by which funds have to be reallocated in the campus-based aid programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 due to Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, to provide equitable services to children and teachers in private schools, and for other purposes.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 28, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2017
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 2017.
What legislators are saying
“Chairman Alexander on 2017: 13 HELP Bills Signed into Law, 32 Trump Nominees Sent to Floor”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] (Sponsor) on Jan 3, 2018
“THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - September 29, 2017”
— Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Oct 1, 2017
Sep 26, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 2017
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 28, 2017
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.
Sep 29, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 1866 (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 S. 1866. 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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