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S. 266: Rebuild America’s Schools Act of 2019

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A bill to provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John “Jack” Reed

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2019
Length: 49 pages
Jan 29, 2019

Introduced on Jan 29, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 29, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
See Instead

H.R. 865 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Feb 26, 2019


Position statements

What legislators are saying

New Reed Bill Would Deliver Federal Dollars to Strengthen RI Schools
    — Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Sponsor) on Feb 4, 2019

Cardin, Van Hollen Introduce Legislation To Support Maryland School Construction and Renovation Needs
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 31, 2019

Reed Seeks Federal Dollars to Help Fix RI Schools
    — Sen. John “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Sponsor) on Jan 30, 2019

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Jan 29, 2019

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S. 266 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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