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H.R. 2153: Keeping Girls in School Act

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To support empowerment, economic security, and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Lois Frankel

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2020
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Apr 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 28, 2020

This bill passed in the House on January 28, 2020 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

What legislators are saying

Brooks, Fitzpatrick see bipartisan Keeping Girls in School Act advance
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 31, 2020

House Passes Brooks Keeping Girls in School Act
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 28, 2020

the daily leader: tuesday, january 28, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jan 28, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2153 will add $18 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Apr 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Oct 30, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 28, 2020
 
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.

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2153 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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