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S. 3391: GAAME Act of 2018

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About the bill

How much of a priority should music and arts education be in America’s public schools?


3.9 million public elementary school students have no access to visual arts classes, while 1.3 million have no access to music classes, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

What the bill does

The Guarantee Access to Arts and Music Education (GAAME) Act [H.R. 6137 + S. 3391] would give more American students access to music and arts education.

It would do so by incentivizing such federal money be spent ...

Sponsor and status

Jon Tester

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Montana. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 28, 2018
Length: 4 pages

Aug 28, 2018


Introduced on Aug 28, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 28, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Aug 28, 2018

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S. 3391 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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