S.473 - Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 02/25/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/02/2009 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.473 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/25/2009)
Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2009 - Establishes in the executive branch the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation.
Requires the Foundation to award grants, increasingly for study in nontraditional study abroad destinations, to: (1) U.S. students; (2) nongovernmental institutions that provide and promote study abroad opportunities for U.S. students, in consortium with institutions of higher education (IHEs); and (3) IHEs, individually or in consortium. Declares the sense of Congress on the distribution of such grants among individuals and institutions.
Directs the the Comptroller General to review the operations of the Foundation.