Sponsor: MAHON, George Herman (D-TX)
Description: TO AGREE TO THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO THE HOUSE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 16900, MAKING SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR FISCAL 1975. THE HOUSE AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT NONE OF THE FUNDS APPROPRIATED UNDER THE BILL SHALL BE USED TO COMPEL ANY SCHOOL SYSTEM, AS A CONDITION FOR RECEIVING FEDERAL MONEY, TO CLASSIFY STUDENTS OR TEACHERS BY RACE, RELIGION OR SEX, OR TO ASSIGN STUDENTS OR TEACHERS TO SCHOOLS OR CLASSES FOR REASONS OF RACE, SEX, RELIGION OR NATIONAL ORIGIN. THE SENATE AMENDMENT ADDS THE WORDS: EXCEPT AS MAY BE REQUIRED TO ENFORCE NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL LAW.
Bill summary: Supplemental Appropriations Act - Makes supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 1975 for specified departments and agencies, including the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, the Legislative Branch, the Department of Commerce, the Judiciary, the Department of Transportation, the Executive Office of the President, and various independent agencies.
Bill titles: A bill making supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-176, p. H11939;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov