A bill to provide access to higher education for the students of the United States.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 8, 2015
Length: 31 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on July 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Cardin Joins Students at Howard Community College to Emphasize Importance of Affordable Higher Education”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 5, 2016
“Durbin Statement on White House Commitment of $100 Million Toward Goal of Tuition-Free Community College”
— Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 25, 2016
Jul 8, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 1, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2483 (115th).
S. 1716 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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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