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H.R.512: Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Territorial Fellowship Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Gregorio 'Kilili' Camacho Sablan, D-Northern Marina Islands
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 5, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 13, 2013
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Bill Summary

Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Territorial Fellowship Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Fellowship Program to award local government and federal government fellowships to qualified students from American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Allows a fellow to receive either a specified stipend or academic credit toward graduation for participating in an internship.

Defines a "qualified student" as a student who is a U.S. citizen, domiciled in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, and enrolled in a degree or certificate program at an institution of higher education.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans, and Insular Affairs.
Feb. 5, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.