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H.R. 8053 (96th): Alien Education Impact Aid Act of 1980

A bill to provide general assistance and special impact aid to local educational agencies for the provision of educational services to undocumented alien children to whom State or local educational agencies are required, by order of any Federal court, to provide educational services or who are permitted under any such order to receive the benefits of State funds available for educational purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Aug 28, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Mattox

Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district



Aug 28, 1980

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H.R. 8053 (96th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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