To establish State-Federal partnerships to provide students the opportunity to attain higher education at in-State public institutions of higher education without debt, to provide Federal Pell Grant eligibility to DREAMer students, to repeal suspension of eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965 for drug-related offenses, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 44 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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35 Cosponsors (35 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Congressman Neguse Cosponsors Debt Free College Act of 2019”
— Rep. Joe Neguse [D-CO2] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 11, 2019
Mar 6, 2019
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Apr 22, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2804.
H.R. 1571 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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