A bill 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. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 7, 2017
Length: 7 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 7, 2017 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
“Casey, Toomey Legislation To Help Children of Fallen First Responders Passes Senate”
— Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey [R-PA] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 8, 2017
May 10, 2016
Earlier Version — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1352 (114th).
Mar 9, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 7, 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 Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 597 (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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