ERIC Number: ED155961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Target Report No. 4. Legislative Scorecard.
Dudley, Jim, Comp.; Von Kennel, Tim, Comp.
Votes of the Senators and Representatives on selected bills deemed important to students covering late 1976 and all of 1977 are presented along with the National Student Association and the National Student Lobby (NSA-NSL) rating of each Congressman. The rating is based on the percentage of times the Congressman voted in favor of the position that NSA-NSL took on the issue. The bills and amendments voted on in the Senate that NSA-NSL considered important are: Day Care Assistance (HR 12455); Education, Affirmative Action (HR 14232); 1977 Farm Food Bill (S. 275, Student Food Stamp Eligibility); Youth Jobs (HR 6138); Aid to Disadvantaged Students (HR 7555); Enforcement of Civil Rights (HR 7555); School Busing; (HR 7555); Tuition Tax Credits (House Conference Resolution 341); Sub-minimum Wage for Youth (S1871); and Student Sub-minimum Wage (S1871); The bills and amendments voted on in the House of Representatives that NSA-NSL considered important are: Appropriation Levels (HR 7555); Youth Jobs (HR 6138); Civil Rights Commission (HR 5645); First Regular Supplemental Appropriations Act FY'77 (HR 4877); Career Education (HR 7); Sub-minimum Wage for Youth (HR 3744); Tuition Tax Credits (House Conference Resolution 341); Full Funding of Basic Grants (HR 13172); Postcard Voter Registration (HR 11552); and Loan Subsidies (HR 14070). (SPG)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Bus Transportation, Career Education, Civil Rights, Day Care, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Food, Government School Relationship, Grants, Higher Education, Late Registration, Legislators, Lobbying, Minimum Wage, Political Issues, School Buses, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tables (Data), Tuition, Voter Registration, Voting
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United States National Student Association, Washington, DC.; National Student Lobby, Washington, DC.