H.R.4298 - Pell Grant Restoration Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] (Introduced 09/12/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/12/2019 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4298 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/12/2019)
Pell Grant Restoration Act
This bill restores a student's Pell Grant eligibility for any period of time during which the student qualified for, or would have qualified for, federal student loan forgiveness due to school closure, assertion of a defense against repayment, or institutional fraud or misconduct.
Specifically, this bill provides that Pell Grants received by a student during that period of time do not count toward the student's lifetime Pell Grant eligibility period (currently 12 full-time semesters).