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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

01-SR7 on Feb 1, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: a Resolution on international education policy
Source: Resolution sponsored by 12 Senators
    Concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should establish an international education policy to enhance national security, significantly further U.S. foreign policy and economic competitiveness, and promote mutual understanding and cooperation among nations. Includes among policy objectives:
  1. producing citizens with a high level of international experience;
  2. promoting greater diversity of locations, languages, and subjects involved in teaching, research, and study abroad;
  3. increasing participation in internships abroad;
  4. invigorating citizen and professional international exchange programs;
  5. supporting visas and employment policies that promote increased numbers of international students;
  6. encouraging programs that begin foreign language learning in the United States at an early age;
  7. promoting educational exchanges and research collaboration with American educational institutions abroad; and
  8. promoting partnerships among government, business, and educational institutions and organizations to provide adequate resources for implementing this policy.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Stay out of Iran Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Education
  • Headline: More foreign languages courses and exchange students (Score: 1)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 01-SR7

Chris Dodd s1oCT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2010) 
Bob Graham s1oFL Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004 
Daniel Inouye s1oHI Democratic Sr Senator 
John Kerry s1iMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Zell Miller s1oGA Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004 
Harry Reid s1oNV Democratic Sr Senator 
Paul Wellstone s1oMN Democratic Senator (Former) 



Republicans participating in 01-SR7

Jesse Helms s1oNC Former Republican Senator 
Kay Bailey Hutchison s1oTX Republican Sr Senator (Retiring) 
Richard Lugar s1oIN Republican Sr Senator 



Independents participating in 01-SR7



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 9
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0


















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