Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 5, 2021
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117th Congress (2021–2023)
This bill was introduced on February 5, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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20 Cosponsors (20 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“YELLOWHAMMERNEWS.COM: Mo Brooks Cosponsors Bill to Eliminate the Department of Education”
— Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5, 2011-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 25, 2022
Feb 7, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 899 (115th).
Jan 30, 2019
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 899 (116th).
Feb 5, 2021
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Feb 9, 2023
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 899.
H.R. 899 (117th) 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 H.R. 899. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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