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S. 848: Consider Teachers Act of 2021


A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to improve the service obligation verification process for TEACH Grant recipients, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Mike Braun

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Indiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2021
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 18, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 13, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 13, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 117-49
Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Norton, Spartz Co-Lead the Consider Teachers Act
    — Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton [D-DC] on Jun 4, 2021

Washington Review, October 5, 2021
    — Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8] on Oct 5, 2021

the daily leader: tuesday, september 28, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Sep 28, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 848 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

H.R. 2048: Consider Teachers Act of 2021

Introduced on Mar 18, 2021. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 18, 2021
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 27, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 23, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Sep 28, 2021
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 13, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 848 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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