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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.
7/24/2007--Passed Senate amended.Higher Education Amendments of 2007 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to revise HEA programs and to extend the authorization of appropriations for them through ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1642>
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