Category Archives: Education & Training

H.R.1135 – To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1135 – To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program Brief – H.R. 1135 would authorize the appropriation of $10 million annually from 2018 through 2024 for the Historic Preservation Fund to provide grants for the restoration and preservation of historic buildings at Historically Black […]

H.R.2353 – Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2353 – Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act Brief – “H.R. 2353 would amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and reauthorize secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) programs through fiscal year 2023. The bill would authorize […]

H.R.1242 – 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 5, 2017 H.R.1242 – 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act Brief – H.R.1242 establishes the 400 Years of African-American History Commission to develop and carry out activities throughout the United States to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the English colonies at Point Comfort, Virginia, […]

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 […]