Text: H.R.2168 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2168

      To reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals 
  incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions, and for other 
                               purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             April 9, 2019

  Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois (for himself, Mr. Banks, Ms. Lee of 
  California, Mr. Hill of Arkansas, and Mr. Richmond) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and 
                                 Labor

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                                 A BILL


 
      To reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals 
  incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions, and for other 
                               purposes.

    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 ``Restoring Education And Learning Act 
of 2019'' or the ``REAL Act of 2019''.

SEC. 2. REINSTATEMENT OF FEDERAL PELL GRANT ELIGIBILITY.

    Section 401(b) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 
1070a(b)) is amended--
            (1) by striking paragraph (6);
            (2) by redesignating paragraph (7) as paragraph (6); and
            (3) in paragraph (2)(A)(ii), by striking ``(7)(B)'' and 
        inserting ``(6)(B)''.

SEC. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE.

    The amendments made by section 2 shall be effective for academic 
year 2019-2020 and succeeding academic years.
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