Text: H.R.2525 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/26/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2525


To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide payment to certain third-party entities.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 26, 2013

Mr. Salmon (for himself and Mr. Andrews) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize nonprofit institutions of higher education to provide payment to certain third-party entities.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Collaborative College Services Act”.

SEC. 2. Payment for certain third-party entities.

Section 487(a)(20) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)(20)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

““Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, an institution described in section 101 may provide payment, based on the amount of tuition generated by the institution from student enrollment, to a third-party entity that provides a set of services to the institution that includes student recruitment services, regardless of whether the third-party entity is affiliated with an institution that provides educational services other than the institution providing such payment, if—

“(A) the third-party entity is not otherwise affiliated with the institution providing such payment;

“(B) the third-party entity does not make compensation payments to its employees that are prohibited under this paragraph;

“(C) the set of services provided to the institution by the third-party entity include services other than student recruitment services, and the institution does not pay the third-party entity solely for student recruitment services provided by the third-party entity; and

“(D) any student recruitment information available to the third-party entity, including personally identifiable information, will not be used by, shared with, or sold to any other person or entity, including any institution that is affiliated with the third-party entity.”.


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