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H.R. 2927 (114th): To authorize Hispanic-serving institutions receiving grants under part A of title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to use such grant amounts to assist students in entering medical schools, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 25, 2015 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2927

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 25, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Ruiz, and Mr. Valadao) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To authorize Hispanic-serving institutions receiving grants under part A of title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to use such grant amounts to assist students in entering medical schools, and for other purposes.

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Authorized grant activities

Subsection (b) of section 503 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1101b(b)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (6), by inserting before the period at the end the following; and student support programs designed to facilitate the successful advancement from four-year institutions to an allopathic or osteopathic medical school accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association recognized by the Secretary pursuant to part H of title IV;

(2)

by redesignating paragraph (16) and paragraph (17); and

(3)

by inserting after paragraph (15) the following new paragraph:

(16)

Providing counseling, mentoring, and other support services for underrepresented students studying in pre-medical or other health and science fields designed to facilitate their successful application to an allopathic or osteopathic medical school accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association recognized by the Secretary pursuant to part H of title IV.

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