H.R.242 - All-Year ACCESS Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] (Introduced 01/09/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/29/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.242 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/09/2015)
Affordability for Constant and Continual Education to Enhance Student Success Act or the All-Year ACCESS Act
Directs the Secretary of Education to award an additional Pell Grant to an eligible student who: (1) has received a Pell Grant for an award year, and (2) is enrolled in a program of study for one or more additional payment periods during the same award year that are not otherwise covered by the Pell Grant.
Requires such a student to be enrolled on at least a half-time basis for a period of more than one academic year, or more than the equivalent of two semesters, during a single award year.
Limits the total amount of the Pell Grants awarded to such student for the award year to 150% of the maximum Pell Grant for such award year.