Increases the US commitment to literacy development overseas; incorporates a debt ceiling increase; provides for continuing appropriations (government spending) for 2017 and 2018.
Original sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]
Cosponsors: Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8], Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11], Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39], Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16], Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9], Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15], Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12], Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27], Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by voice vote.
Senate agreed to House amendment: https://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=115&session=1&vote=00192
House agreed to Senate amendments: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll480.xml