A bill 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. Senator for North Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
28 Cosponsors (28 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Fischer Joins Bill to Cut Red Tape for Nebraska Teachers”
— Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 26, 2015
Feb 25, 2015
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S. 559 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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