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Passed House without amendment (01/13/2009)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Honors the life, achievements, and distinguished career of Senator Claiborne Pell, a former member of the U.S. Senate.

Emphasizes that, among his legislative accomplishments, he changed the face of higher education by enabling millions of low- and middle-income students to achieve the dream of a college education.

Recognizes the federal Pell grants, the educational grants that bear his name, as a significant part of Senator Pell's legacy.