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S. 1866: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017

A bill to provide the Secretary of Education with waiver authority for the reallocation rules and authority to extend the deadline by which funds have to be reallocated in the campus-based aid programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 due to Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, to provide equitable services to children and teachers in private schools, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 26, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 29, 2017

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-64

Sponsor:

Lamar Alexander

Senior Senator from Tennessee

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2017
Length: 4 pages

History

Sep 26, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 26, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 28, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 29, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1866 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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