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Sponsor. Representative for New York's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 12, 1997
Length: 2 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This bill was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Feb 12, 1997
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H.R. 717 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 717. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to continue the exemption of certain institutions of higher education serving minorities from default-based ineligibility for student loan programs, H.R. 717, 105th Cong. (1997).
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