H.R. 901 (99th): Secondary School Basic Skills Act


Jan 31, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 31, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Williams

Representative for Montana's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide a program of grants to assist local educational agencies to improve the basic skills of economically disadvantaged secondary school students, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/31/1985--Introduced.Secondary School Basic Skills Act - Establishes a program of grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) having especially high concentrations of children from low-income families to enable such agencies to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 31, 1985

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 901”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


52 cosponsors (50D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5749 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 30, 1984

H.R. 1227 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 24, 1987

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