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Bills in the U.S. Congress.

H.R.2123 Rep Castle, Michael N. [DE] "School Readiness Act of 2005" To reauthorize the Head Start Act to improve the school readiness of disadvantaged children, and for other purposes.

Latest Action: 5/18/2005 House committee/ subcommittee actions. Status: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 48-0.

S.1120 Sen. Durbin, Richard [IL] "Hunger-Free Communities Act of 2005" A bill to reduce hunger in the United States by half by 2010, and for other purposes. Related Bills: H.R.2717

Latest Action: 5/25/2005 Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

H.R.551 Rep Honda, Michael M. [CA-15] "Student Privacy Protection Act of 2005" To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct local educational agencies to release secondary school student information to military recruiters if the student's parent provides written consent for the release, and for other purposes. Currently, parents have to 'opt out' to keep their children off the list.

Latest Action: 3/24/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Education Reform.

S.1114 Sen McCain, John [AZ] "Clean Sports Act of 2005" A bill to establish minimum drug testing standards for major professional sports leagues.

Latest Action: 5/24/2005 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.R.884 Rep Cannon, Chris [UT-3] "Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security Act of 2005" To provide for the adjustment of status of certain foreign agricultural workers, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the H-2A worker program under that Act, to provide a stable, legal agricultural workforce, to extend basic legal protections and better working conditions to more workers, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: S.359

Latest Action: 4/4/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims.

S.450 Sen Clinton, Hillary Rodham [NY] "Count Every Vote Act of 2005" A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require a voter-verified paper record, to improve provisional balloting, to impose additional requirements under such Act, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: H.R.939

Latest Action: 2/17/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. S.794 Sen Harkin, Tom [IA] "Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2005" A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to improve the safety of nonmotorized transportation, including bicycle and pedestrian safety.

Latest Action: 4/14/2005 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

H.J.RES.10 Rep Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [CA-50] "Flag Desecration resolution" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.

Related Bills: S.J.RES.12

Latest Action: 5/25/2005 House committee/ subcommittee actions. Status: Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17-9.
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