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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

IDEA Fairness Restoration Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to permit a prevailing party in an action or proceeding brought to enforce the Act to be awarded expert witness fees and certain other expenses.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/17/2011Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
04/04/2011Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
03/17/2011Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/17/2011Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce03/17/2011 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education04/04/2011 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/17/2011)

IDEA Fairness Restoration Act - Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to include expert witness fees, including the reasonable costs of any test or evaluation necessary for the preparation of the parents' or guardians' case in the action or proceeding, within the definition of "attorneys' fees" that may be awarded to the prevailing party in a civil action brought under such Act.