A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide greater access to higher education for America's students, to eliminate educational barriers for participation in a public service career, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2019
Length: 81 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.
What legislators are saying
May 24, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2984 (115th).
Mar 6, 2019
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S. 686 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 686. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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