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Jun 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 24, 2007 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2007
Length: 608 pages
A bill to extend the authorization of programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1642”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1642 — 110th Congress: Higher Education Amendments of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1642
“S. 1642 — 110th Congress: Higher Education Amendments of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1642>
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