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S. 1874 (99th): Education of the Deaf Act of 1986

A bill to authorize quality educational programs for deaf individuals, to foster improved educational programs for deaf individuals throughout the United States, to reenact and codify certain provisions of law relating to the education of the deaf, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Nov 21, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 4, 1986

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 4, 1986.

Law:

Pub.L. 99-371

Sponsor:

Lowell Weicker Jr.

Senator from Connecticut

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 1986

History

Nov 21, 1985
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 19, 1986
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 6, 1986
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 26, 1986
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 17, 1986
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 4, 1986
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1874 (99th) 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 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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