All Information (Except Text) for S.383 - Bilingual Education Act Amendments of 1987100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Quayle, Dan [R-IN] (Introduced 01/27/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Labor and Human Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/04/1987 Committee on Labor and Human Resources requested executive comment from Education Department, OMB. (All Actions)|
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Short Titles as Introduced
Bilingual Education Act Amendments of 1987
Official Titles - Senate
Official Titles as Introduced
A bill to amend the Bilingual Education Act to make Federal financial assistance available for children of limited English proficiency without mandating a specific method of instruction, to encourage innovation at the State and local level through greater administrative flexibility, to improve program operations at the Federal level, and for other purposes.
Actions Overview (1)
|01/27/1987||Introduced in Senate|
01/27/1987 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (3)
|02/04/1987||Committee on Labor and Human Resources requested executive comment from Education Department, OMB.|
|02/04/1987||Referred to Subcommittee on Education, Arts, Humanities.|
Action By: Committee on Labor and Human Resources
|01/27/1987||Read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources.|
Action By: Senate
02/04/1987 Committee on Labor and Human Resources requested executive comment from Education Department, OMB.
02/04/1987 Referred to Subcommittee on Education, Arts, Humanities.
01/27/1987 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
|Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT]*||01/27/1987|
|Sen. Hatfield, Mark O. [R-OR]||02/17/1987|
|Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC]||02/26/1987|
|Sen. Lugar, Richard G. [R-IN]||02/26/1987|
|Sen. Wallop, Malcolm [R-WY]||03/06/1987|
|Sen. Zorinsky, Edward [D-NE]||03/06/1987|
|Sen. Kassebaum, Nancy Landon [R-KS]||03/06/1987|
|Sen. Helms, Jesse [R-NC]||03/06/1987|
|Sen. McClure, James A. [R-ID]||03/17/1987|
|Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]||04/07/1987|
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|Senate Labor and Human Resources||01/27/1987||Referred to|
|Senate Labor and Human Resources Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities||02/04/1987||Referred to|
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Latest Summary (1)
Introduced in Senate (01/27/1987)
Bilingual Education Act Amendments of 1987 - Amends the Bilingual Education Act (the Act) to add to the statement of policy the declaration that, regardless of the method of instruction, programs which serve children of limited English proficiency have the equally important goals of developing both academic achievement and English proficiency.
Removes a requirement that the Secretary of Education reserve limited portions of funds under the Act for special alternative instructional programs and related activities.
Removes a requirement that the Secretary reserve at least 75 percent of funds under part A (Financial Assistance for Bilingual Education Programs) of the Act for transitional bilingual education programs.