H.R. 881 (98th): American Defense Education Act


Jan 25, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carl Perkins

Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 5609 (same title)
Reported by Committee — May 10, 1984

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize a national program of improving the quality of education.

Summary (CRS)

1/25/1983--Introduced.American Defense Education Act - Authorizes a national program to provide incentives to local educational agencies to improve: (1) instruction in mathematics, science, communication skills, foreign languages, and technology; and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 1983

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 881”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


234 cosponsors (209D, 24R, 1N) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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