House & Senate Federal Pell Grant

HEA Reauthorization Proposals

 

House Bills Introduced

 

H.R. 4073 –

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative David Trone (D-MD)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide Federal Pell Grants on behalf of an incarcerated individual.

 

H.R. 3497 – Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students Act of 2019 (JOBS Act)

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA)

A bill to extend Federal Pell Grant eligibility of certain short-term programs.

 

H.R. 3334 – Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Ann Kuster (D-NH)

A bill to expand access to graduate education by amending the Federal Pell Grant program to include postbaccalaureate study.

 

H.R. 3268 – Go to High School, Go to College Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow the Secretary of Education to create a pilot program to award College in High School Pell Grants.

 

H.R. 3101 – Achieving Independence through Degrees Act (AID Act)

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant amount.

 

H.R. 2697 – Corporal Ronil Singh and Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Josh Harder (D-CA)

A bill to increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers.

 

H.R. 2168 – Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2019/REAL Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Danny Davis (D-IL)

A bill to reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions.

 

H.R. 2161 – Pell Flexibility Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Jim Banks (R-IN)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a Job Training Federal Pell Grants demonstration program.

 

H.R. 1893 – Next Step Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Representative Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)

A bill to reform sentencing, prisons, re-entry of prisoners, and law enforcement practices

 

H.R. 625 – Professional Pell Education Learning Act

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Robert Wittman (R-VA)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand eligibility for participation in the Federal Pell Grant program to certain trade schools.

 

Senate Bills Introduced

 

S. 2123 – Breaking the Higher Education Monopoly Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Student Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Josh Howley (R-MO)

A bill to amend the Federal Pell Grant Program to support career training opportunities for young Americans.

 

S. 1888 – Go to High School, Go to College Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Rob Portman (R-OH)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow the Secretary of Education to create a pilot program to award College in High School Pell Grants.

 

S. 1364 – Early Pell Promise Act

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

A bill to establish an Early Federal Pell Grant Commitment Program.

 

S. 1074 – Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Brian Schatz

A bill to reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions.

 

S. 1072 – Pell Flexibility Act of 2019

Topic: Federal Grant Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Mike Braun (R-IN)

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a Job Training Federal Pell Grants demonstration program.

 

S. 839 – Jumpstart Our Businesses by Supporting Students Act of 2019 (JOBS Act)

Topic: Federal Student Assistance Programs – PELL Grants

Introduced by Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA)

A bill to extend Federal Pell Grant eligibility of certain short-term programs.

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