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114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 4004


To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the suspension of eligibility for grants, loans, and work assistance for drug-related offenses.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 16, 2015

Ms. Bass (for herself, Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Scott of Virginia, and Mr. Young of Alaska) 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 repeal the suspension of eligibility for grants, loans, and work assistance for drug-related offenses.

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 “Stopping Unfair Collateral Consequences from Ending Student Success Act” or “SUCCESS Act”.

SEC. 2. Repeal of suspension of eligibility under the Higher Education Act of 1965 for grants, loans, and work assistance for drug-related offenses.

(a) Repeal.—Subsection (r) of section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1091(r)) is repealed.

(b) Conforming amendments.—The Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended—

(1) in section 428(b)(3) (20 U.S.C. 1078(b)(3))—

(A) in subparagraph (C), by striking “485(l)” and inserting “485(k)”; and

(B) in subparagraph (D), by striking “485(l)” and inserting “485(k)”;

(2) in section 435(d)(5) (20 U.S.C. 1085(d)(5))—

(A) in subparagraph (E), by striking “485(l)” and inserting “485(k)”; and

(B) in subparagraph (F), by striking “485(l)” and inserting “485(k)”;

(3) in section 484 (20 U.S.C. 1091), by redesignating subsections (s) and (t) as subsections (r) and (s), respectively; and

(4) in section 485 (20 U.S.C. 1092)—

(A) by striking subsection (k); and

(B) by redesignating subsections (l) and (m) as subsections (k) and (l), respectively.


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