H.R. 4137 (110th): Higher Education Opportunity Act


Nov 9, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 14, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 14, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-315


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2008
Length: 431 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.Res. 1389 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 4137) to ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 31, 2008

H.Res. 956 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 7, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4137” means this is a House of Representatives 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.


Nov 9, 2007
Reported by Committee
Nov 15, 2007
Passed House
Feb 7, 2008
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 29, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Jul 31, 2008
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Jul 31, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 14, 2008


29 cosponsors (29D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 7, 2008 5:18 p.m.
Agreed to 260/153
Feb 7, 2008 5:26 p.m.
Agreed to 222/191
Feb 7, 2008 5:34 p.m.
Failed 179/236
Feb 7, 2008 6:17 p.m.
Passed 354/58
On the Conference Report
Jul 31, 2008 2:52 p.m.
Passed 380/49
On the Conference Report
Jul 31, 2008 8:26 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 83/8

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