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S. 3149: TRUE EQUITY Act

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A bill to provide for a Federal partnership to ensure educational equity and quality.

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Sponsor and status

Benjamin Cardin

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2020
Length: 39 pages
Jan 6, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 6, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 6, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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

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Cardin, Trone Introduce Bicameral “TRUE EQUITY Act” to Strengthen Federal-State-Local Educational Partnerships
    — Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Jan 7, 2020

Cardin, Trone, Van Hollen, Raskin Introduce Bicameral TRUE EQUITY Act to Strengthen Federal-State-Local Educational Partnerships
    — Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD8] on Jan 7, 2020

Trone, Cardin Introduce Bicameral TRUE EQUITY Act to Strengthen Federal-State-Local Educational Partnerships
    — Rep. David Trone [D-MD6] on Jan 7, 2020

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Jan 6, 2020

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