New Cosponsor — Nov 13, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Israel [D-NY3]
The bill now has 12 cosponsors (12 Democrats).
Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 14 pages
To amend the Higher Education Opportunity Act to add disclosure requirements to the institution financial aid offer form and to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make such form mandatory.
9/21/2012--Introduced.Understanding the True Cost of College Act of 2012 - Amends the Higher Education Opportunity Act to refer to the Secretary of Education's model institution of higher eduction (IHE) financial ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6506”). 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.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 6506 — 112th Congress: Understanding the True Cost of College Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6506
“H.R. 6506 — 112th Congress: Understanding the True Cost of College Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr6506>
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