H. R. 943, Never Again Education Act

Summary: To authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs about the Holocaust, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (bipartisan)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 3/27/19.

STATUS: Introduced 1/31/19 by Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]. 

  • The bill passed on 01/27/19. On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 393 – 5 (Roll no. 23).

ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF THE BILL:

  • “The American Jewish community bears the responsibility of ensuring that our children and neighbors learn about the impact of anti-Semitism in order to prevent such incidents from occurring and to foster an environment of tolerance, empathy, and compassion within civil society.” (Source:Charles S. Temel and Michael S. Miller, Long Island Jewish World, June 2018)
  • CHGS Supports the Never Again Education Act. (Source: Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies on March 27, 2019)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

  • Link to the text of the bill.
  • Link to bill information (support and opposition) on Countable.

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