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H.R.4081: To prohibit funds made available to the Department of Education or the Department of Justice from being used to provide postsecondary courses in prisons.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Chris Collins, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 25, 2014
Latest Major Action June 13, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
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Bill Summary

Prohibits funds made available to the Department of Education or the Department of Justice (DOJ) from being used to provide postsecondary courses to inmates in federal or state prisons.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
March 20, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Feb. 25, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary