H.R. 6669 (112th): Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act

Introduced:
Dec 13, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
John Lewis
Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Dec 13, 2012
Length
3 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Dec 13, 2012
Referred to Committee Dec 13, 2012
 
 
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12/13/2012--Introduced.
Foster Youth Higher Education Opportunities Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to inform students who indicate on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form that they are or were in the foster care system of their potential eligibility for federal student aid, including the specific federal programs under which they may be eligible for assistance.
Requires the Secretary to provide foster youth with that same information on the Department of Education's website.

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