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H.R.4207: JOBS Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Cedric Richmond, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced March 11, 2014
Latest Major Action June 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students Act of 2014 or the JOBS Act of 2014 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education, for the award years beginning on July 1, 2014, and ending on June 30, 2020, to award job training Federal Pell Grants to students in job training programs.

Makes students eligible for such Grants if they: (1) have not attained a baccalaureate or postbaccalaureate degree; (2) are attending an institution of higher education (IHE) that is eligible to participate in title IV programs; (3) are enrolled in, or accepted for enrollment in, a job training program at that IHE that does not lead to a baccalaureate degree; and (4) meet all the other eligibility requirements for a Federal Pell Grant.

Establishes a maximum amount, but no minimum amount, for such a Grant.

Defines an eligible "job training program" as a career and technical education program at an IHE th...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
March 11, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.