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Short Titles as Introduced

World Language Advancement and Readiness Act of 2017

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To authorize the Secretary of Defense to make grants to support the study of world languages in elementary schools and secondary schools.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/28/2017Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
03/23/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
02/28/2017Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/28/2017Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/28/2017Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/28/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce02/28/2017 Referred to
House Armed Services02/28/2017 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel03/23/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/28/2017)

World Language Advancement and Readiness Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Defense to award three-year competitive grants to state and local educational agencies for the establishment, improvement, or expansion of world language (e.g., foreign language or American Sign Language) programs in elementary and secondary schools.