H.R. 6020 (114th): Funding for Student Scholarships for the 1890s Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act

To amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a grant program under which the Secretary will award $19,000,000 of grant funding to the 19 1890-institutions ($1,000,000 to each institution), such as Tuskegee University in Alabama, Prairie View A&M University of Texas, Fort Valley State University of Georgia, North Carolina A&T State University, and Florida A&M University, and allocate the $1,000,000 to each such institution for purposes of awarding scholarships to students attending such institutions, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Sep 14, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Scott

Representative for Georgia's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016
Length: 7 pages

History

Sep 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6020 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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