To increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen public safety officers, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2017
Length: 6 pages
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
Feb 7, 2017
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H.R. 949 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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