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S. 866 (116th): IDEA Full Funding Act

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A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part.

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Sponsor and status

Chris Van Hollen

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Mar 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 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).


18 Cosponsors (17 Democrats, 1 Republican)


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What legislators are saying

McAdams, Romney push for passage of Utah Navajo water bill
    — Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT4, 2019-2020] on Oct 30, 2020

Romney and McAdams Push for Passage of Utah Navajo Water Bill
    — Sen. Mitt Romney [R-UT] on Oct 30, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

California School Funding Coalition California School Funding Coalition “Working together to ensure every public school in California receives the funding necessary to provide a high-quality education for all students.”


Mar 26, 2019

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

S. 866 (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. 866. 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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