H.R. 5733 (109th): Children of Fallen Soldiers Pell Grant Act of 2006


Jun 29, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Eddie Johnson

Representative for Texas's 30th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To ensure Pell Grant eligibility for any student whose parent or guardian died as a result of performing military service in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001.

Summary (CRS)

6/29/2006--Introduced.Children of Fallen Soldiers Pell Grant Act of 2006 - Amends the Higher Educaton Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution used in determining Pell Grant eligibility in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5733”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


43 cosponsors (24D, 19R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 567 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2007

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