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H.R.4366: Strengthening Education through Research Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Todd Rokita, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 14 (3 Democrats, 11 Republicans)
Introduced April 2, 2014
Latest Major Action Nov. 17, 2014
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Strengthening Education through Research Act - (Sec. 3) Amends the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 to require the Secretary of Education, in collecting information and data under that Act, to not duplicate other reporting requirements and to use information and data available from existing federal, state, and local sources to reduce the burden and cost to the Department of Education, states, and local educational agencies (LEAs).

Title I: Education Sciences Reform - (Sec. 102) Amends the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 to replace the definition of, and references to: (1) an "historically black college or university" with the definition of, and references to, a "minority-serving institution"; and (2) "scientifically based research standards" with the definition of, and references to, "principles of scientific research." Defines "adult education," "adult education and literacy activities," "English learner," and &quo...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 17, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 600.
Nov. 17, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Harkin with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 113-275.
Sept. 17, 2014 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
May 12, 2014 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
May 8, 2014 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3988-3999)
May 8, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 4366.
May 8, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H3988-4001)
May 8, 2014 Mr. Rokita moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
April 29, 2014 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 313.
April 29, 2014 Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 113-424.
April 8, 2014 Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
April 8, 2014 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
April 2, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.