H.R.1184 - Removing Impediments to Students Education Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 03/09/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||04/18/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness.|
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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1184 Introduced in House (IH)] 109th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1184 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the provisions prohibiting persons convicted of drug offenses from receiving student financial assistance. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 9, 2005 Mr. Frank of Massachusetts (for himself, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Owens, Mr. Markey, Mr. Payne, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Lantos, Ms. Lee, Mr. Brown of Ohio, Mr. Cummings, Ms. Zoe Lofgren of California, Ms. Millender-McDonald, Mr. George Miller of California, Mr. Filner, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Farr, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. McDermott, Ms. Watson, Mr. Olver, Mr. Abercrombie, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Clyburn, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Capuano, Ms. Carson, Ms. Velazquez, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Stark, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Matheson, Mr. Gutierrez, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Israel, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Allen, Mr. Towns, Ms. Waters, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Watt, Mr. Neal of Massachusetts, Ms. Linda T. Sanchez of California, Ms. Baldwin, Mrs. Jones of Ohio, Ms. Jackson-Lee of Texas, Mr. Rangel, Mr. Berman, Mr. Nadler, and Ms. Norton) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the provisions prohibiting persons convicted of drug offenses from receiving student financial assistance. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Removing Impediments to Students Education Act '' or the ``RISE Act''. SEC. 2. REPEAL OF PROVISIONS PROHIBITING PERSONS CONVICTED OF DRUG OFFENSES FROM RECEIVING STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Subsection (r) of section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1091(r)) is repealed. <all>