H.R.451 - Next Generation Hispanic-Serving Institutions Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] (Introduced 01/12/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||05/09/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.451 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/12/2007)
Next Generation Hispanic-Serving Institutions Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise requirements for Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) under title V (Developing Institutions).
Establishes a program of competitive grants to eligible HSIs that offer postbaccalaureate certifications or degrees (part B grants). Limits a part B grant award's duration to not more than five years. Prohibits the Secretary of Education from awarding more than one part B grant to an HSI in any one fiscal year.
Authorizes appropriations for: (1) the current part A program of grants to HSIs that offer baccalaureate degrees or are junior or community colleges; and (2) the new part B program of grants to HSIs that offer postbaccalaureate certifications or degrees.