To prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 13, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Foxx Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Eliminate Burdensome Higher Education Regulations”
— Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5] (Sponsor) on Mar 13, 2015
Jul 24, 2013
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2637 (113th).
Feb 13, 2015
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