H.R.1635: Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act

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Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in federal student aid programs. Currently, an IHE must provide entrance counseling to a student who is a first-time federal student loan borrower. This bill replaces required entrance counseling with...

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Date Description
Sept. 6, 2018
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Sept. 5, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1049. (consideration: CR H7850-7861; text of measure as reported in House: CR H7853-7855)
Sept. 5, 2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Sept. 5, 2018
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1635.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Jayapal amendment No. 7.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hartzler amendment No. 6.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Allen amendment No. 5.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lewis (MN) amendment No. 4.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the O'Halleran amendment No. 3.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) amendment No. 2.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1049, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Stefanik amendment No. 1.
Sept. 5, 2018
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1635.
Sept. 5, 2018
The Speaker designated the Honorable Harold Rogers to act as Chairman of the Committee.
Sept. 5, 2018
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 1049 and Rule XVIII.
Sept. 5, 2018
The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 1635 and H.R. 4606. Also, the resolution provides for a motion to recommit with or without instructions for both bills.
Sept. 5, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 1049. (consideration: CR H7850-7861; text of measure as reported: CR H7853-7855)
Sept. 5, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Sept. 5, 2018

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 406 - 4 (Roll no. 385).

Sept. 5, 2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7863-7864)
Sept. 5, 2018

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 224 (Roll no. 384).

Sept. 5, 2018
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7862)
Sept. 5, 2018
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Lamb motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on adoption of the motion to recommit and by voice vote, announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Lamb demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings under later in the legislative day.
Sept. 5, 2018
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Sept. 5, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Lamb motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding the status as a recipient of assistance under the tuition assistance program conducted by DOD or other authorities available to the DOD or veterans' education benefits.
Sept. 5, 2018
Mr. Lamb moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. (text: CR H7861)
Sept. 4, 2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1049 Reported to House. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on both H.R. 1635 and H.R. 4606. Also, the resolution provides for a motion to recommit with or without instructions for both bills.
March 20, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
March 20, 2017

Introduced in the House by Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.)

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