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S. 3953: FLIGHT Act

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A bill to require pilot programs in connection with Senior Reserve Officers' Training Corps units at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and minority institutions, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Chris Coons

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
Jun 11, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jun 11, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 11, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
26% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Members Call on HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA14] on Sep 2, 2020

Reps. Cisneros, Brown, Speier, Houlahan, Escobar, Haaland, Kim, and Sen. Harris Lead a Bicameral Letter Urging HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD4] on Sep 2, 2020

Congresswoman Escobar and Bicameral Coalition Lead Letter Urging HASC and SASC Leadership to Preserve Military Diversity and Inclusion Provisions in Final FY 2021 NDAA
    — Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX16] on Sep 3, 2020

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History

Jun 11, 2020
 
Introduced

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 3953 is 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. 3953. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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