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Key Votes

HR 1350 - Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Jim McGovern voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Jim McGovern made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-446 -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (95-3) - (Key vote)

Title: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would extend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), first passed in 1975.

Highlights:
  • Combines IDEA with the No Child Left Behind Act, in order to include disabled students in local accountability systems (Sec. 612).
  • Includes bodily injury as a possible cause for suspension for special education students (Sec. 615).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (251-171) - (Key vote)

Title: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would extend the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, first passed in 1975.

Highlights:
  • Reduces excessive paperwork for teachers, service providers, and school administrators.
  • Combines IDEA with the No Child Left Behind Act, in order to include disabled students in local accountability systems.
  • Allows for special education students students to be disciplined the same a as non-disabled students Note: S 1248 has been included in the Senate's version of this bill as an amendment.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act

Sponsors

  • Michael N. 'Mike' Castle (DE - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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