A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary to provide for the use of data from the second preceding tax year to carry out the simplification of applications for the estimation and determination of financial aid eligibility, to increase the income threshold to qualify for zero expected family contribution, and for other purposes.
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Jul 27, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 27, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from New Jersey
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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
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S. 1872 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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