H.Con.Res. : Recognizing the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

H.Con.Res.

Recognizing the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975

Sponsor
Rep. George Miller

Date
November 16, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

H.Con.Res. ___ is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. George Miller (D-CA).

Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. ___ would resolve that the House of Representatives:

  • “Recognizes the 35th anniversary of the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (Public Law 94–142);
  • “Acknowledges the many and varied contributions of children with disabilities, their parents, teachers, related services personnel, and administrators;
  • “Reaffirms its support for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) so that all children with disabilities have –
    • “Access to a free appropriate public education; and
    • “Equal opportunity to benefit from the general education curriculum and be prepared for further education, employment, and independent living.”