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S.RES.256: A resolution designating the week of September 23 through 29, 2013, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Total Cosponsors 15 (6 Democrats, 1 Independent, 8 Republicans)
Introduced Sept. 25, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Designates the week of September 23-29, 2013, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.

Encourages people across the United States to support programs to assist those in need of adult education, workforce skills, and family literacy programs.

Recognizes the importance of such programs.

Calls upon public, private, and non-profit entities to support increased access to adult education and family literacy programs to ensure a literate society.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 25, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 9/24/2013 S6901; text as passed Senate: CR 9/24/2013 S6893)