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H.R. 4674: College Affordability Act

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To amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965 to lower the cost of college for students and families, to hold colleges accountable for students' success, and to give a new generation of students the opportunity to graduate on-time and transition to a successful career.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Bobby” Scott

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2019
Length: 1165 pages
Introduced
Oct 15, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Oct 30, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 30, 2019.

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95% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Oct 15, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 29, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Education and Labor

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Oct 30, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4674 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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