Key Vote 96th Congress > House > Vote 289

Date: 1979-07-11

Result: 215-211

Vote Subject Matter: Social Welfare / Government Organization

Bill number: HR2444

Description: TO PASS H.R. 2444, A BILL TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. (MOTION PASSED)

Bill summary: (Measure passed House, amended, roll call #314 (210-206)) Department of Education Organization Act - =Title I: Findings and Purpose= - Declares the purpose of this Act to be: (1) to strengthen the Federal commitment ensuring access to equal educational opportunity for every American; (2) to support more effectively States, localities and public and private institutions in carrying out their responsibilities for education; (3) to promote improvements in the quality and usefulness of education (...show more)

Bill titles: A bill to establish a Department of Education, and for other purposes.

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