H.R. 12618 (93rd): Education for Exceptional Children Act


Feb 5, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Steele

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide financial assistance to the States for improved educational services for exceptional children; to establish a National Clearinghouse on Exceptional Children.

Summary (CRS)

2/5/1974--Introduced.Education for Exceptional Children Act - Defines "exceptional children" as handicapped children, children with specific learning disabilities, and particularly gifted children.Directs the Commissioner of Education to establish a National Clearinghouse ... Read more >

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Feb 5, 1974

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12618”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (12D, 2R) (show)
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H.R. 17015 (identical)

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H.R. 16768 (identical)

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Last Action: Sep 19, 1974

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