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H.R. 5251 (98th): Hispanic Education Incentives Act of 1984

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the access of Hispanic individuals to higher education, and to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize assistance for technical education activities conducted by educational institutions in Puerto Rico for the people of Caribbean Basin countries.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Mar 27, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 27, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Baltasar Corrada-del Río

Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico

New Progressive


Mar 27, 1984

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

H.R. 5251 (98th) 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 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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