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H.R. 949 (115th): Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

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To increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Fitzpatrick

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Feb 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

S. 597 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Sep 7, 2017

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What legislators are saying

Fitzpatrick underscores new laws merit during Pa. event with first responders
    — Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1] (Sponsor) on Apr 9, 2018

Boyle, Fitzpatrick Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act Signed into Law
    — Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA2] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 23, 2018

Casey, Toomey, Donnelly and Collins Continue Fight for Children of Fallen First Responders
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] on Mar 9, 2017

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History

Feb 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 949 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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