H.R.1511 - Cost of Higher Education Review Act of 1997105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [R-CA-25] (Introduced 05/01/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/07/1997 Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1511 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/01/1997)
Cost of Higher Education Review Act of 1997 - Establishes a National Commission on the Cost of Higher Education to study and make recommendations to the President and the Congress regarding: (1) the increase in tuition compared with other commodities and services; (2) innovative methods of reducing or stabilizing tuition; (3) the impact on tuition of specified trends in college and university costs, student financial aid, and government mandates and fiscal policies; (4) mechanisms for a more timely and widespread distribution of data on tuition trends and other costs of operating colleges and universities; and (5) the adequacy of existing Federal and State financial aid programs in meeting the costs of attending colleges and universities.
(Sec. 6) Authorizes appropriations.