Text: H.R.3137 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/12/2021)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3137


To amend title III of division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to prohibit the expenditure of funds on the priorities noticed in the proposed rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 12, 2021

Mr. Cawthorn (for himself and Ms. Foxx) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To amend title III of division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to prohibit the expenditure of funds on the priorities noticed in the proposed rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Protect Equality And Civics Education (PEACE) Act”.

SEC. 2. Limitation on use of funds.

After section 318 of title III of division H of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Public Law 116–260), insert the following:

“Sec. 319. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to fund the priorities noticed in the proposed rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to Proposed Priorities-American History and Civics Education (published at 86 Fed. Reg. 20348 (April 19, 2021)), or any other priority or requirement related to the teaching of Critical Race Theory under any grant, contract, or cooperative agreement.”.


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