H.R. 5528: Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to simplify the FAFSA, and for other purposes.

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Jun 20, 2016


Passed House on Jul 11, 2016

This bill passed in the House on July 11, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Joseph Heck

Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 6 pages


2% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)


Jun 20, 2016

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Jun 22, 2016
Reported by Committee

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Jul 11, 2016
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 5528 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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