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H. CON. RES. 7 Rep Kennedy, Mark R. [MN-6] Expressing the sense of the Congress that there should be established a Free Enterprise Education Week to encourage schools and businesses to educate students about the free enterprise system. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Government Reform.

H.J.RES. 4 Rep Emerson, Jo Ann [MO-8] "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the right to life" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the right to life. Declares that the word "person," as used in this amendment and in the fifth and 14th amendments to the Constitution, applies to all human beings regardless of age, health, function, or condition of dependency, including unborn offspring at every stage of their biological development. Prohibits depriving any unborn person of life. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (None), Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.115 Rep Holt, Rush D [NJ-12] To strengthen the national security through the expansion and improvement of foreign language study, and for other purposes. Sponsor: . (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (None), Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.117 Rep Holt, Rush D. [NJ-12] "Higher Education Affordability and Fairness Act of 2005" To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make higher education more affordable by providing a tax deduction for higher education expenses, and for other purposes. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (1) Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce,.

H.R.133 Rep Keller, Ric [FL-8] "Pell Grant Increase Act of 2005" To increase the maximum Pell Grant. The amount of the Federal Pell Grant for a student eligible under this part shall be $6,000 for academic years 2005-2006 through 2010-2011, less an amount equal to the amount determined to be the expected family contribution with respect to that student for that year. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (3), Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.165 Rep Millender-McDonald, Juanita [CA-37] "Child Safety Lock Act of 2005" Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to define a firearm "locking device." Makes it unlawful for a licensed manufacturer, importer, or dealer to sell, deliver, or transfer a handgun without a locking device and specified warnings to any person other than a licensed manufacturer, importer, or dealer, with exceptions for law enforcement officers and governmental entities. To improve the safety of firearms. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (None) Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.182 Rep Pitts, Joseph R. [PA-16] "Dollars to the Classroom Act" Authorizes the Secretary of Education award grants to States for use by States and local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve classroom services and activities for students. Prescribes requirements for participation of private school children and teachers in activities and services. To provide dollars to the classroom. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (None), Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to House Committee on Education and Workforce.

H.R.225 Rep Sweeney, John E. [NY-20] "Suzanne Lyall Campus Safety Act" To require investigations by institutions of higher education of violent felonies occurring on campus. (introduced 1/4/2005), Cosponsors (2), Latest Major Action: 1/4/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.251 Rep Jackson-Lee, Sheila [TX-18] "Preserving Educational Opportunities for Immigrant Children Act of 2005" To assist aliens who were transplanted to the United States as children in continuing their education and otherwise integrating into American society.

(introduced 1/6/2005), Cosponsors (None), Latest Major Action: 1/6/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.283 Rep Sanchez, Linda T. [CA-39] "Bullying and Gang Prevention for School Safety and Crime Reduction Act of 2005" To amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act and the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the use of grant funds for bullying and gang prevention, and for other purposes. (introduced 1/6/2005), Cosponsors (None), Latest Major Action: 1/6/2005 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

H.R.1298 Rep Hyde, Henry J. [IL-6] "AIDS Assistance bill"--To provide assistance to foreign countries to combat HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, and for other purposes. Related Bills: H.RES.210, S.CON.RES.46, S.1009 Action: Became Public Law No: 108-25
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