Bills introduced in Congress could have a potential impact on students with disabilities and minority students. As always, as a member of NASISP, NAPSA will lend its voice in advocacy as is appropriate.
The following education-related bills have been introduced in Congress. Click to check their progress.
HB4967 To amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to raise public awareness for skilled trade programs, and for other purposes.
HB4983 To prohibit elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education that receive Federal funding from mandating COVID-19 vaccinations, and for other purposes.
HB4904 To provide for emergency operational cost reimbursements for child nutrition programs for certain additional months, and for other purposes.
HB4923 To prohibit Federal funding for educational agencies and schools whose students do not read certain foundational texts of the United States and are not able to recite those texts or that teach that those texts are products of white supremacy or racism.
HB4855 To establish a commission to prevent exertional heat stroke deaths among high school and collegiate athletes, and for other purposes.
HB4860 To amend the Child Abuse Protection and Treatment Act to incentivize States to eliminate civil and criminal statutes of limitations and revive time-barred civil claims for child abuse cases, and for other purposes.
HB4839 To clarify the rights of Indians and Indian tribes on Indian lands under the National Labor Relations Act.
HB4786 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with access to critical information needed to select the right college and succeed once enrolled.
HB4761 To amend the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure workplace choice and opportunity for young adults with disabilities.
HB4756 To promote the provision of exercise or fitness equipment, and exercise or fitness classes and instruction, that are accessible to individuals with disabilities.
HB4698 To prevent the use of Federal funds to advance discriminatory concepts, and for other purposes.