H.R.601 - FAFSA Fix for Homeless Kids Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] (Introduced 01/22/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||09/07/2007 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H10267) (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.601 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/22/2007)
FAFSA Fix for Homeless Kids Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to deem a student independent for financial aid purposes if such student has been verified as both a homeless child or youth and an unaccompanied youth by: (1) a local educational agency liaison for homeless children and youth; (2) a director of a homeless shelter, transitional shelter, or independent living program; or (3) a financial aid administrator.
Requires such a verification to take place during the school year in which the application for such aid is submitted.