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S. 1998 (114th): Middle Class CHANCE Act

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A bill to improve college affordability.

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Sponsor and status

Martin Heinrich

Sponsor. Senator for New Mexico. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2015
Length: 5 pages
Aug 5, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 5, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Heinrich to Visit Luna Community College to Hear from Students About College Affordability
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Feb 16, 2016

Hirono, Heinrich Introduce Bill To Increase Access To Pell Grants, Make College More Affordable
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 19, 2015

UNM Student From Crownpoint To Join Heinrich As Honored Guest For State Of The Union Address
    — Sen. Martin Heinrich [D-NM] (Sponsor) on Jan 11, 2016

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Aug 5, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 1998 (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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