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Passed House amended (10/03/1983)

(Measure passed House, amended)

National Summit Conference on Education Act of 1983 - Authorizes appropriations to the Department of Education for conducting a National Summit Conference on Education.

Sets forth provisions for selection of participants to the Conference.

Provides for an Executive Committee of the Conference.

Directs the Executive Committee to select: (1) no more than 200 Conference participants from a list of nominees supplied by at least 30 organizations representing specified groups; and (2) the presiding officer for the Conference.

Provides for Executive Committee staff. Directs the Secretary of Education to: (1) furnish the Executive Committee with office space and other assistance; and (2) designate an officer of the Department of Education to serve as a liaison officer with respect to the Executive Committee.

Directs the Executive Committee to develop an agenda for the Conference to facilitate development of recommendations on issues raised by recently issued education reports.

Directs the Executive Committee to select the site for the Conference. Limits the duration of the Conference to no more than six days.

Directs the Conference to transmit its recommendations to the President, the Congress, and the States by June 15, 1984.