H.R.3295 - Removing Impediments to Students Education Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 07/22/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||10/22/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, and Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3295 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/22/2009)
Removing Impediments to Students Education Act of 2009 or the RISE Act of 2009 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal a provision which makes persons convicted of drug offenses ineligible to receive federal student financial assistance for specified periods.
Requires institutions of higher education to notify students who lost eligibility for such assistance due to a drug conviction and had not regained it prior to this Act's enactment that they are now eligible for such assistance.