H.CON.RES.84: Urging the Congress and the President to fully fund the Federal Government's obligation under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about education
  • Introduced April 13, 1999
  • Latest Major Action May 5, 1999

Bill Summary

Urges the Congress and the President, working within the constraints of the balanced budget agreement, to give programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) the highest priority among Federal elementary and secondary education programs by meeting the commitment to fund the maximum State grant allocation for educating children with disabilities under such Act, prior to authorizing or appropriating funds for any new...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 38 - 4.
Mr. Goodling moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Con. Res. 84.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 413 - 2, 1 Present (Roll no. 105).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on HELP.
April 13, 1999

Introduced in the House by William F. Goodling (R-Pa.)

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