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Official Title as Introduced

Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Nation must place greater emphasis on helping young Americans to develop habits of good character that are essential to their own well-being and to that of our communities.

Actions Overview (1)

07/28/1997Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

07/28/1997Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/1997Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1535-1536)
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/1997Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (40)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Hall, Tony P. [D-OH-3]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4]* 07/28/1997
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 09/03/1997
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 09/03/1997
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] 09/03/1997
Rep. Danner, Pat [D-MO-6] 09/23/1997
Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-48] 09/23/1997
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 09/23/1997
Rep. Strickland, Ted [D-OH-6] 09/25/1997
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-24] 10/01/1997
Rep. Schiff, Steven [R-NM-1] 10/01/1997
Rep. Smith, Nick [R-MI-7] 10/01/1997
Rep. Ensign, John [R-NV-1] 10/01/1997
Rep. Bliley, Tom [R-VA-7] 10/09/1997
Rep. Hamilton, Lee H. [D-IN-9] 10/09/1997
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4] 10/09/1997
Rep. Smith, Linda [R-WA-3] 10/09/1997
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 10/29/1997
Rep. Luther, Bill [D-MN-6] 10/29/1997
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 10/29/1997
Rep. Ryun, Jim [R-KS-2] 01/28/1998
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9] 01/28/1998
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 01/28/1998
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 01/28/1998
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 01/28/1998
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] 01/28/1998
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18] 01/28/1998
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] 01/28/1998
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7] 02/24/1998
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1] 03/09/1998
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 03/09/1998
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/25/1998
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 03/25/1998
Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-5] 04/28/1998
Rep. Pappas, Michael [R-NJ-12] 05/05/1998
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 09/09/1998

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce07/28/1997 Referred to

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Subjects (8)

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Introduced in House (07/28/1997)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that it: (1) supports and encourages character building initiatives in schools across the Nation; and (2) urges colleges and universities to affirm that the development of character is one of the primary goals of higher education.