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S. 900 (115th): Year-Round Pell Grant Restoration Act

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A bill to improve the Federal Pell Grant program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Mazie Hirono

Sponsor. Senator for Hawaii. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2017
Length: 4 pages
Apr 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

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


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senators Hirono, Reed & Whitehouse Lead Call for Continued Support of the Federal Pell Grant Program
    — Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Sponsor) on Jun 5, 2017

Congresswoman Robin Kelly: Im heartbroken for families who will have loved ones taken from them because of this bad bill.
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] on Dec 6, 2017

Rep. Roybal-Allard Celebrates Year-Round Pell Grants Inclusion in Omnibus
    — Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA40] on May 1, 2017

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Apr 7, 2017

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S. 900 (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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