skip to main content

H.R. 3221 (111th): Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009

Call or Write Congress

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 (SAFRA; H.R. 3221) is a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives of the 111th United States Congress by Congressman George Miller that would expand federal Pell Grants to a maximum of $5,500 in 2010 and tie increases in Pell Grant maximum values to annual increases in the Consumer Price Index plus 1%. It would also end the practice of federally subsidized private loans, using all federal student loan funding for Direct Loans and potentially cutting the federal deficit by $87 billion over 10 years. On September 17, 2009, the House approved the bill by a 253-171 margin.

On March 18, 2010, the text of this act was included as a rider on the Health Care and Education …

Sponsor and status

George Miller

Sponsor. Representative for California's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2009
Length: 238 pages
Introduced
Jul 15, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 17, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

41 Cosponsors (41 Democrats)

Source

History

Jul 15, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 21, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 17, 2009
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3221 (111th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3221. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 3221 — 111th Congress: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 19, 2022 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3221>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.