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S. 3149 (116th): 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)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 6, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)


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What legislators are saying

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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S. 3149 (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. 3149. 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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