S. 559: Supporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 25, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 25, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 25, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Richard Burr

Senior Senator from North Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015
Length: 6 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 559 is 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.

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