US HB3692 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on July 10 2019 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2019-07-10 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Pending: House Education and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


America's College Promise Act of 2019 requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish programs that assist students in paying for the costs of higher education. Specifically, ED must establish grants to assist students in paying for the costs of attending community colleges, historically black colleges and universities, minority serving institutions of higher education (IHEs), or nonprofit IHEs. appropriates funds for such grants. In addition, ED must establish grant programs to pay the costs of an undergraduate education for students who commit to working for at least three years in public service jobs upon graduation. Finally, ED must cancel a certain percentage of the amount a borrower owes, based on the number of years of public service employment, on federal student loans made after this bill's enactment.

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Strengthening American Communities Act of 2019



2019-07-10HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
2019-07-10HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB686 (Same As) 2019-03-06 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1709)


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