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Status of Legislation in the 105th Congress


Education and Training Programs Repealed and Consolidated During the 104th and 105th Congress


H.R. 1 - "Working Families Flexibility Act of 1997"

  • House Report 105-21, filed on March 12, 1997
  • Passed the House, amended (222-210), March 19, 1997
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on March 20, 1997

H.R. 5- "Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on May 7, 1997.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-95, filed on May 13, 1997
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended (420-3), May 13, 1997
  • Passed the Senate without amendment (98-1), May 14, 1997
  • Signed into law on June 4, 1997 - Public Law 105-17

H.R. 6 - "Higher Education Amendments of 1998"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning to the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on March 4, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (38-3) on March 19, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-481, filed on April 17, 1998
  • Passed the House, amended (414-4) on May 6, 1998
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on May 7, 1998
  • Passed Senate, amended (96-1) on July 9, 1998
  • Conference report filed on September 25, 1998 (House Report 105-750)
  • House agreed to Conference report on September 28, 1998
  • Senate agreed to Conference report on September 29, 1998
  • Signed into law on October 7, 1998 - Public Law 105-244

H.R. 914 - "Cost of Higher Education Review Act of 1997"

  • House Report 105-14, filed on March 11, 1997
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on March 11, 1997
  • Passed the Senate, amended, April 16, 1997
  • House agreed to Senate amendment with amendments, pursuant to H.Res.145, May 13, 1997
  • Provisions incorporated into H.R. 1871 which became Public Law 105-18

H.R. 1003 - "Assisted Suicide Funding Restriction Act of 1997"

  • Passed the House, amended (398-16) on April 10, 1997
  • Passed the Senate (99-0) on April 16, 1997
  • Signed into law on April 30, 1997 - Public Law 105-12

H.R. 1377 - "Savings Are Vital to Everyone's Retirement Act of 1997" - (SAVER Act)

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on May 14, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-104, filed on May 20, 1997
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on May 21, 1997
  • Passed the Senate, amended on November 7, 1997
  • House agreed to the Senate amendment by voice vote on November 9, 1997
  • Signed into law on November 20, 1997 - Public Law 105-92

H.R. 1385 - "Employment, Training, and Literacy Enhancement Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning to the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on April 24, 1997. See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on April 30, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-93, filed on May 8, 1997
  • Passed the House, amended (343-60), May 16, 1997
  • Passed the Senate, amended (91-7), May 5, 1998
  • Conference report filed on July 29, 1998 (House Report 105-659)
  • Senate agreed to Conference report on July 30, 1998
  • House agreed to Conference report on July 31, 1998
  • Signed into law on August 7, 1998 - Public Law 105-220

H.R. 1511 - "Cost of Higher Education Review Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee without amendment by voice vote on May 7, 1997. See markup details.
  • Text of H.R. 1511 was included in the House passed version of H.R. 914 on May 13, 1997.
  • See H.R. 914

H.R. 1515 - "Expanded Portability and Health Insurance Coverage Act (EPHIC)"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (24-20) on June 12, 1997. See markup details.
  • Provisions incorporated into H.R. 4250

H.R. 1625 - "Worker Paycheck Fairness Act"


H.R. 1818 - "Juvenile Crime Control and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, amended by voice vote on June 12, 1997. See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on June 18, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-155, filed on June 26, 1997.
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended (413-14 ), July 15, 1997.
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on July 16, 1997.
  • Provisions incorporated into S. 2073

H.R. 1853 - "Carl D. Perkins Vocational-Technical Education Act Amendments of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, amended by voice vote on June 12, 1997. See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on June 25, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-177, filed on July 14, 1997.
  • Passed House, amended (414-12) on July 22, 1997.
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on July 23, 1997.
  • Conference report filed on October 8, 1998 (House Report 105-800).
  • Senate agreed to Conference report on October 8, 1998.
  • House agreed to Conference report by voice vote on October 9, 1998.
  • Signed into law on October 31, 1998 - Public Law 105-332

H.R. 2327 - "Drive for Teen Employment Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended by voice vote on March 5, 1998. See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on April 1, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on September 28, 1998.
  • Passed Senate, amended by Unanimous consent.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote.
  • Signed into law on October 31, 1998 - Public Law 105-334

H.R. 2535 - "Emergency Student Loan Consolidation Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (43-0) on October 1, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-322, filed on October 21, 1997.
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on October 21, 1997.
  • Provisions incorporated into H.R. 2264 which became Public Law 105-78.

H.R. 2614 - "Reading Excellence Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on October 22, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-348, filed on October 24, 1997.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on November 8, 1997.
  • Similar provisions passed as Title VII of H.R. 2646 on April 23, 1998.

H.R. 2616 - "Charter Schools Amendments Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (24-8) on October 9, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-321, filed on October 14, 1997.
  • Passed House, amended (367-57) on November 7, 1997.
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on November 13, 1997.
  • Passed Senate, amended on October 8, 1998.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules (369-50).
  • Signed into law on October 22, 1998 - Public Law 105-278

H.R. 2646 - "Parent and Student Savings Account PLUS Act"

  • Passed House, amended (230-198) on October 23, 1997.
  • Passed Senate, amended (56-43).
  • Conference Report filed on June 15, 1998 (House Report 105-577).
  • House agreed to Conference report (225-197) on June 18, 1998.
  • Senate agreed to Conference report (59-36) on June 24, 1998.
  • Vetoed by the President on July 21, 1998.

H.R. 2661 - "Sound Scientific Practices Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended (6-4) on May 14, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (24-15) on June 10, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-730, filed on September 18, 1998.

H.R. 2746 - "Helping Empower Low-income Parents (HELP) Scholarships Amendments of 1997"

  • Failed to pass House (191-228) on November 4, 1997.

H.R. 2846 - To prohibit spending Federal education funds on national testing without explicit and specific legislation.

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (23-16) on January 28, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-409, filed on January 30, 1998.
  • Passed House, amended (242-174) on February 5, 1998.
  • Referred to the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources on February 5, 1998.
  • Similar provisions passed as Section 102 of Title I of H.R. 2646 on April 23, 1998.
  • Provisions were incorporated into H.R. 4328, the Omnibus Appropriations bill, which was signed into law on October 21, 1998 - Public Law 105-277

H.R. 2864 - "Occupational Safety and Health Administration Compliance Assistance Authorization Act of 1997"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended (6-5) on February 4, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on January 28, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-444, filed on March 17, 1998
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on March 17, 1998.
  • Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent on June 24, 1998.
  • Signed into law on July 16, 1998 - Public Law 105-197

H.R. 2877 - To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended by voice vote on February 4, 1998.  See markup details
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on March 11, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-445, filed on March 17, 1998.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote on March 17, 1998.
  • Passed Senate by UC on June 24, 1998.
  • Signed into law on July 16, 1998 - Public Law 105-198 

H.R. 2888 - "Sales Incentive Compensation Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended by voice vote on March 5, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on April 1, 1998.  See markup details
  • House Report 105-588, filed on June 3, 1998.
  • Passed House, amended (261-165) on June 11, 1998.
  • Referred to Senate Labor and Human Resources.

H.R. 3007 - Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering and Technology Development Act

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on June 24, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended by voice vote.
  • Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent on October 1, 1998.
  • Signed into law on October 14, 1998 - Public Law 105-255

H.R. 3042 - "Environmental Policy and Conflict Resolution Act of 1997"

  • Committee discharged on November 13, 1997.
  • Passed House without objection on November 13, 1997.
  • Passed Senate by unanimous consent on January 29, 1998.
  • Signed into Law on February 11, 1998 - Public Law 105-156

H.R. 3096 - To correct a provision relating to termination of benefits for convicted persons.

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections by voice vote on February 4, 1998.  See markup details
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee by voice vote on March 11, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-446, filed on March 17, 1998.
  • Passed House (408-0) on March 24, 1998.
  • Referred to the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee on March 25, 1998.
  • Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent on September 28, 1998.
  • Signed into law on October 9, 1998 - Public Law 105-247 

H.R. 3152 - "Amy Somers Volunteers at Food Banks Act"

  • Passed House, amended by voice vote on June 25, 1998.
  • Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent on July 29, 1998.
  • Signed into law on August 7, 1998 - Public Law 105-221

H.R. 3246 - "Fairness for Small Business and Employees Act of 1998"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Employer-Employee Relations (7-3) on February 26, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee (23-18) on March 11, 1998.  See markup details.
  • House Report 105-453, filed on March 18, 1998.
  • Passed House, amended (202-200) on March 26, 1998.

H.R. 3248 - "Dollars to the Classroom Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (19-18) on June 24, 1998.   See markup details.
  • House Report 105-710, filed on September 14, 1998.
  • Passed the House, amended (212-198) on September 18, 1998.

H.R. 3254 - "IDEA Technical Amendments Act of 1998"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families by voice vote on May 21, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee (23-18) on June 4, 1998.   See markup details.
  • House Report 105-649, filed on July 24, 1998.

H.R. 3725 - "Postal Service Health and Safety Promotion Act"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, amended by voice vote on May 14, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on June 10, 1998.   See markup details.
  • See S. 2112.

H.R. 3874 - "William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998"

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families by voice vote on May 21, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee (36-1) on June 4, 1998.   See markup details.
  • House Report 105-587, filed on July 20, 1998.
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended (383-1) on July 20, 1998.
  • Passed the Senate after incorporating provisions of S. 2286 on September 17, 1998
  • Conference report filed in House on October 6, 1998 (House Report 105-786).
  • Senate agreed to conference report on October 7, 1998.
  • House agreed to conference report on October 9, 1998.
  • Signed into law on October 31, 1998 - Public Law 105-336

H.Con.Res. 202 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that the Federal Government should acknowledge the importance of at-home parents and should not discriminate against families who forego a second income in order for a mother or father to be at home with their children.

  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended (409-0) on February 11, 1998.
  • Text incorporated into S.Con.Res. 86

H.Res. 139 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Department of Education, States, and local education agencies should spend a greater percentage of Federal education tax dollars in our children's classrooms.

  • Ordered reported by the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth and Families, amended by voice vote on June 12, 1997. See markup details.
  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended (20-16) on June 25, 1997. See markup details.
  • House Report 105-349, filed on October 28, 1997.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules, amended (310-99) on October 29, 1997.
  • Similar provisions passed as Title VI of H.R. 2646 on April 23, 1998.

H.Res. 267 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the citizens of the U.S. must remain committed to combat the distribution, sale and use of illegal drugs by the Nation's youth.

  • Ordered reported by the Full Committee, amended by voice vote on March 11, 1998.  See markup details.
  • Passed the House under suspension of the rules, amended (408-1) on May 5, 1998.

S. 1227 - To amend title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify treatment of investment managers under such title. (Identical to H.R. 2226)

  • Passed Senate by unanimous consent on September 26, 1997.
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules by voice vote on October 28, 1997.
  • Signed into law on November 13, 1997 - Public Law 105-72

S. 1417- "Hispanic Cultural Center Act of 1997"

  • Passed Senate by unanimous consent on November 7, 1997
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules by voice vote on November 13, 1997.
  • Signed into law on December 1, 1997 - Public Law 105-127

S. 1505- "Museum and Library Services Technical and Conforming Amendments of 1997"

  • Passed Senate by unanimous consent on November 9, 1997
  • Passed House under suspension of the rules by voice vote on November 13, 1997.
  • Signed into law on December 1, 1997 - Public Law 105-128
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