Public Law 115-14: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues.

By | July 5, 2018
Seal of the United States Department of Education.

Seal of the United States Department of Education.

Nullifies a Department of Education rule related to assessing the quality of teacher preparation programs.

Official Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the “Teacher Preparation Issues” rule finalized by the Department of Education on October 31, 2016. The rule implements requirements related to assessing the quality of teacher preparation programs under title II (Teacher Quality Enhancement) of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Passed House
2017-02-07
Passed Senate
2017-03-08
Signed by President
Date
Became Public Law
2017-03-27

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2]

Cosponsors: Rep. Foxx, Virginia [R-NC-5], Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32], Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1], Rep. Byrne, Bradley [R-AL-1], Rep. Mitchell, Paul [R-MI-10], Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3], Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2], Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12], Rep. Biggs, Andy [R-AZ-5], Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5], Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21], Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3], Rep. Arrington, Jodey C. [R-TX-19]

Votes

Passed Senate: http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?&congress=115&session=1&vote=00083

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll085.xml

Related bill:  HRES 91 ()

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