S.J.Res. 25: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 28, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole. But provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this resolution.

Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017
Length: 2 pages

History

Feb 28, 2017
 
Introduced

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

S.J.Res. 25 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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