Senate Joint Resolution 26
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution 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.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Mar 2, 2017
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Mar 2, 2017
Latest Action
Mar 2, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
26
Congress
115
Policy Area
Education
Education
Primary focus of measure is elementary, secondary, or higher education including special education and matters of academic performance, school administration, teaching, educational costs, and student aid.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
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.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
03/02/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
03/02/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Mar 3, 2017 5:11:26 AM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:18 PM