Summary: H.R.242 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.242. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.