Description: H.Amdt. 522 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment sought to prohibit awarding Pell Grants to prisoners in Federal or State penal institutions unless the Secretary of Education or a State Governor certifies that the policy of awarding Pell Grants to prisoners is cost-effective, contributes to the reduction of recidivism, and that recipients are making satisfactory academic progress toward completion of the education program for which the grant was awarded.

Purpose:

An amendment to prohibit awarding Pell Grants to prisoners incarcerated in a federal, state or local penal institution after January 1, 1996, unless the Secretary of Education and State Governors certify that the policy of awarding Pell grants to prisoners is cost-effective, contributes to the reduction of recidivism, and that recipients are making statisfactory academic progress toward completion of the education program for which the grant was awarded.

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(A024)

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