H.R.1956: Pell Grant Protection Act

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Pell Grant Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to appropriate for each fiscal year beginning with FY2016 the funding necessary to provide each eligible student with the maximum Pell Grant amount, minus the student's expected family contribution. (Currently, funds for the Pell Grant program come from a combination of mandatory and discretionary spending. This bill converts the Pell...

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Date Description
Nov. 16, 2015
Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 22, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
April 22, 2015

Introduced in the House by Rubén Hinojosa (D-Texas)

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