S.RES.61: A resolution designating March 1, 2013, as "Read Across America Day".

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Jack Reed, D-R.I.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates March 1, 2013, as Read Across America Day.

Honors Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) for his success in encouraging children to discover the joy of reading.

Honors the 16th anniversary of Read Across America Day.

Encourages parents to read with their children for at least 30 minutes on Read Across America Day.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S957; text as passed Senate: CR S947)