H.R. 2350: Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

Introduced:

May 15, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on May 15, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on May 15, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Michael Fitzpatrick

Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 15, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

S. 1352 (same title)
Passed Senate — May 10, 2016

About the bill

Full Title

To increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

More than 200 public safety officers — including firefighters, police officers, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) workers, and law enforcement officials — are killed or die each year in the line of duty. With a major source of parental income depleted, children of these deceased can find it difficult to pay for college, as if skyrocketing tuition costs didn’t make it difficult ...

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History

May 15, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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