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Capital Update tracks the movement of legislation, the introduction of notable bills, and routine regulatory announcements.

Legislative Action

Religious Freedom
HR 1308

The House Judiciary Committee last week approved the "religious freedom restoration act,'' which would require courts to review with a heightened legal standard any law that infringes on the free exercise of religion.

E.S.E.A. Reauthorization
HR 6

The House elementary education subcommittee held hearings last week on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

Education Department

Chapter 1
Final Rules

The Education Department in the March 1 Federal Register published rules relaxing fiscal requirements for Chapter 1 schoolwide projects.

Vol. 12, Issue 27

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