H.R. 2444 (96th): Department of Education Organization Act


Feb 27, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 11, 1979 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jack Brooks

Representative for Texas's 9th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a Department of Education, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/11/1979--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #314 (210-206)) Department of Education Organization Act - =TitleI - Findings and Purpose=Declares the purpose of this Act to be:(1) to strengthen ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 27, 1979

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Jul 11, 1979
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2444”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


70 cosponsors (60D, 9R, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments

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