S.3122 - REAL Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI] (Introduced 06/29/2016)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/29/2016 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3122 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/29/2016)
Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2016 or the REAL Act of 2016
This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the provision that prohibits Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federal or state penal institution and for sex offenders subject to civil commitment following incarceration.
This amendment takes effect in academic year 2016-2017.