To prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013
Length: 8 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on July 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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10 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Foxx, House Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Burdensome Higher Education Regulations”
— Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Sponsor) on Jul 10, 2013
Jul 10, 2013
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Jul 24, 2013
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Feb 13, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 970 (114th).
H.R. 2637 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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