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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize additional grant activities for Hispanic-serving institutions.


Actions Overview (3)

Date
07/11/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H4613-4614)
07/11/2016Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 114-676.
06/20/2016Introduced in House

All Actions (12)

Date Chamber
07/12/2016SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
07/11/2016-5:41pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/11/2016-5:41pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4613-4614)
07/11/2016-5:30pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 5529.
07/11/2016-5:30pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H4613-4615)
07/11/2016-5:30pmHouseMr. Heck (NV) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/11/2016HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 524.
07/11/2016HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 114-676.
06/22/2016HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
06/22/2016HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/20/2016HouseReferred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
06/20/2016HouseIntroduced in House

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce06/20/2016 Referred to
06/22/2016 Markup by
07/11/2016 Reported by H. Rept. 114-676
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions07/12/2016 Referred to

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Passed House amended (07/11/2016)

Accessing Higher Education Opportunities Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends title V (Developing Institutions) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand grant activities under the Hispanic Serving Institutions program to include: (1) support programs that facilitate student advancement to doctoral degree programs in health care occupations, and (2) developing or expanding access to dual or concurrent enrollment programs and early college high school programs.