H.R.5131: Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about education
  • Introduced Sept. 23, 2004
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 30, 2004

Bill Sponsor

Bill Summary

Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004 - Authorizes the Secretaries of Education, of State, and of Health and Human Services to award grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, Special Olympics for specified education, international, and health activities, including ones promoting Special Olympics and a greater understanding of contributions to society by individuals with intellectual disabilities both...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on International Relations, and Energy and Commerce, 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.
Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Referred to House International Relations
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman.
Mr. McKeon moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5131.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Received in the Senate, read twice.
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Cleared for White House.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 108-406.
Sept. 23, 2004

Introduced in the House by Roy Blunt (R-Mo.)

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