Summary: H.R.2358 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (09/12/1989)

Amends specified Federal law which provides support for the Civic Achievement Award Program in Honor of the Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives to authorize appropriations to the Librarian of Congress to disburse funds to the Close Up Foundation for such program for FY 1990.

Changes from optional to mandatory for such program (which is for students in the fifth through eighth grades) inclusion of such program elements as individual and group projects, mastery of academic skills, development of library skills, and community service.

Grants individual, class, and school awards for program participation (currently, awards may be given only for satisfying specified standards).