/  H.R. 4901—SOAR Reauthorization Act

H.R. 4901 - SOAR Reauthorization Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 4901 PDF XML

    SOAR Reauthorization Act (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-522 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY RECORD VOTE of 7-4 on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 .

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 706: 
Agreed to by record vote of 234-183, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 231-182, on Thursday, April 28, 2016.  

MANAGERS:Foxx/Slaughter

1. Closed rule for H.R. 4901.

MANAGERS:Foxx/Slaughter

1. Closed rule for H.R. 4901.

2. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Provides that the bill shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against provisions in the bill.

6. Provides one motion to recommit.

7. Closed rule for H.J. Res. 88.

8. Provides one hour of debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Education and the Workforce.

9. Waives all points of order against consideration of the joint resolution.

10. Provides that the joint resolution shall be considered as read.

11. Waives all points of order against provisions in the joint resolution.

12. Provides one motion to recommit.

13. Section 3 provides that on any legislative day during the period from May 2, 2016, through May 9, 2016: the Journal of the proceedings of the previous day shall be considered as approved; and the Chair may at any time declare the House adjourned to meet at a date and time to be announced by the Chair in declaring the adjournment.

14. Section 4 provides that the Speaker may appoint Members to perform the duties of the Chair for the duration of the period addressed by section 3.

15. Section 5 provides that the Committee on Armed Services may, at any time before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, file a report to accompany H.R. 4909.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 1DeSaulnier (CA)DemocratRequires voucher schools under the Act to abide by Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) protections for students with disabilitiesSubmitted
10Version 1Norcross (NJ)DemocratExpands existing anti-discrimination protections to also prohibit private schools accepting federal funds authorized under this act from discriminating against LGBT students, students with disabilities, their families, and others.Submitted
5Version 1Pocan (WI), Takano (CA)DemocratRequires schools accepting voucher students to comply with the same federal civil rights laws applicable to public schoolsSubmitted
11Version 1Polis (CO)DemocratRequires any private school receiving federal voucher funds to provide appropriate services for students with disabilities in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation ActSubmitted
7Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratDirects all authorized funds to public non-charter and public charter schools in the District of Columbia. Submitted
8Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratRequires any private school receiving federal voucher funds to comply with all public school federal data and reporting requirements.Submitted
9Version 1Scott, Bobby (VA)DemocratEnsures that any student using federal voucher funds to attend a private school receives the same federal civil rights protections as a student attending public school. Submitted
2Version 1Speier (CA)DemocratRequires parental notification that Title IX does not apply to students in voucher schools and requires schools to provide information on where students and parents can seek Title IX remedies.Submitted
3Version 1Takano (CA), Pocan (WI)DemocratRequires schools participating in the opportunity scholarship program to certify to the Secretary of Education that the school will provide each student who applies for or receives an opportunity scholarship with all of the protections that are applicable to a public school student under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act.Submitted
4Version 1Takano (CA), Pocan (WI)DemocratProhibits discrimination on the basis of disability by schools participating in the opportunity scholarship program.Submitted
6Version 1Watson Coleman (NJ)DemocratRequires voucher schools to comply with data collection requirements of the Department of Education's Office of Civil RightsSubmitted