H.R.2931 - HBCU Expansion Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] (Introduced 06/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||07/25/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2931 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/16/2005)
HBCU Expansion Act of 2005 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) as eligible under title III part B provisions for strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Defines a PBI as any institution of higher education that: (1) offers a bachelor's degree program, and meets title III eligibility requirements including a certain enrollment of needy students; and (2) at the time of application, has a student enrollment of at least 500 full-time students, at least 51 percent of whom are African Americans.