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

Introduced:

Sep 14, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Sep 14, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

David Scott

Representative for Georgia's 13th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2016
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

History

Sep 14, 2016
 
Introduced

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Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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