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S. 1890 (116th): Renew America’s Schools Act of 2019

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A bill to provide for grants for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy improvements at public school facilities.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Catherine Cortez Masto

Sponsor. Senator for Nevada. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2019
Length: 12 pages
Jun 18, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 12, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

House bid to remove Confederate statues at Capitol sets up fight with Senate
    — Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] on Jul 8, 2020

McEachin, Adams Lead Bipartisan Letter Urging USDA to Release Delayed Funding for Land-Grant HBCUs During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    — Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA4, 2017-2022] on May 12, 2020

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson Helps to Secure $752,632 USDA-NIFA Grant for FAMU
    — Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL5, 2017-2022] on Apr 28, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates S. 1890 will add $429 million in new spending through 2025.


Jun 18, 2019

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

Nov 6, 2019
Considered by Energy

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Dec 12, 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.

S. 1890 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1890. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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