Category Archives: Education & Training

H.R.382 – 100 Years of Women in Congress Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 24, 2017 H.R.382 – 100 Years of Women in Congress Act Brief – The bill aims to amend the Department of Agriculture program for research and extension grants to increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to redesignate the program as […]

S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 S.442 – National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 Brief – The bill would ‘…authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.’ The bill is a bit out of the normal schedule for authorization bills by several months that […]

H.R.228 – Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending March 3, 2017 H.R.228 – Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017 Brief – The bill explains its intent “To amend the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to facilitate the ability of Indian tribes to integrate the employment, training, and related services from […]

H.J.Res.58 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 8, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.58 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues. Brief – Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress […]

H.J.Res.57 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education…

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending February 8, 2017, 2017 H.J.Res.57 – Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Brief – Resolved by the Senate and House […]

Trump Ex Orders Manufacturing Regulations

Presidential Memorandum Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing January 24, 2017 MEMORANDUM FOR THE HEADS OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES SUBJECT: Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby […]

HR 601 Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act’’ or the ‘‘READ Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 27, 2017 HR 601  Reinforcing  Education  Accountability  in  Development Act’’ or the ‘‘READ Act Brief – The bill would “enhance  the  transparency  and  accelerate  the  impact  of  assistance  provided  under  the  Foreign  Assistance  Act  of  1961  to  promote  quality  basic education  in  developing  countries,  to  better  enable  such  countries to […]

H.R.39 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, and for other purposes.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending January 13, 2017 H.R.39 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, and for other purposes. Brief – TALENT means ‘Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act of 2016’. HR 39 establishes a program to encourage successful entrepreneurs, executives, and innovators to join […]

H.R.34 – 21st Century Cures Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending December 9, 2016 H.R.34 – 21st Century Cures Act Brief – DIVISION A: 21ST CENTURY CURES TITLE I: INNOVATION PROJECTS AND STATE RESPONSES TO OPIOID ABUSE Sec. 1001. National Institutes of  Health Innovation Projects. • Provides over $4.8 billion over 10 years to the National Institutes of Health(NIH)for the Precision Medicine […]