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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Computer Learning Center Act of 1997

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To establish computer learning centers in low income areas.

Actions Overview (1)

05/15/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

06/17/1997Referred to the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
05/15/1997Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (35)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Jackson, Jesse L., Jr. [D-IL-2]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 05/15/1997
Rep. McKinney, Cynthia A. [D-GA-4]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-32]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Stokes, Louis [D-OH-11]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Dellums, Ronald V. [D-CA-9]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Clyburn, James E. [D-SC-6]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Christian-Green, Donna M. [D-VI-At Large]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Clay, William (Bill) [D-MO-1]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 05/15/1997
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 05/15/1997

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce05/15/1997 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning06/17/1997 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/15/1997)

Computer Learning Center Act of 1997 - Establishes a fund in the Department of Commerce to provide grants to assist nonprofit organizations in renovating vacant storefronts for computer learning centers in low income areas.

Requires such an organization, in order to receive a grant, to certify that it has a secure commitment from a private business partner to donate 50 up-to-date computers for a proposed learning center.

Requires such computer learning centers to educate residents of low-income areas in using computer equipment, including word processing and information gathering programs.

Authorizes appropriations.