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S. 623 (115th): READ Act

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A bill to enhance the transparency and accelerate the impact of assistance provided under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to promote quality basic education in developing countries, to better enable such countries to achieve universal access to quality basic education and improved learning outcomes, to eliminate duplication and waste, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2017
Length: 19 pages
Introduced
Mar 14, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 601: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 and Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 8, 2017. (compare text)
Cosponsors

11 Cosponsors (9 Democrats, 1 Republican, 1 Independent)

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History

Mar 14, 2017
 
Introduced

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S. 623 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 623. 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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