To establish a program to guarantee students from selected high schools a chance to go to college, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced on October 18, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district
Oct 18, 1990
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 31, 1991
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 763 (102nd).
H.R. 5859 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5859. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Chance to Go to College Act, H.R. 5859, 101st Cong. (1990).
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