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Short Titles as Introduced

Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To simplify the application used for the estimation and determination of financial aid eligibility for postsecondary education.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/23/2015Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
11/16/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
07/23/2015Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/23/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce07/23/2015 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training11/16/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/23/2015)

Simplifying the Application for Student Aid Act

This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education to provide for the use of tax information from the second preceding tax year (the "prior, prior year") to determine a student's financial aid eligibility. It requires data sharing between the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Education, pursuant to taxpayer consent.