S.2033: JOBS Act of 2014

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Sponsor Mary L. Landrieu, D-La.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 12, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 12, 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
Feb. 12, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.