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H.R. 2639 (116th): Strength in Diversity Act of 2020

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To establish the Strength in Diversity Program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Marcia Fudge

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020
Length: 17 pages
Introduced
May 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 15, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

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What legislators are saying

House Passes Rep. Fudge's Strength in Diversity Act
    — Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH11] (Sponsor) on Sep 15, 2020

Rep. Sewell Votes in Favor of Sweeping Education Legislation to Fulfill the Promise of Equity in Our Schools
    — Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL7] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 17, 2020

Davis Votes in Support of Diversity and Desegregation Grants for Schools
    — Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13] on Sep 16, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2639 will add $90 million in new spending through 2029.

History

May 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 16, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 8, 2020
 
Text Published

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Sep 8, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and Labor

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Sep 15, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2639 (116th) 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 H.R. 2639. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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