Text: H.R.1184 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress]
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[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.


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                    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

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                                 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(20 U.S.C. 1091(r)) is repealed.
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