H.R.5350 - Diversify Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. "Chuy" [D-IL-4] (Introduced 12/06/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor; Budget|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/06/2019 Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5350 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/06/2019)
Diversifying by Investing in Educators and Students to Improve Outcomes For Youth Act or the Diversify Act
This bill increases the maximum grant award under the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program. The TEACH program awards grants to college students who plan to teach in low-income areas.
The bill also exempts the TEACH program from sequestration, which is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently cancelled to enforce specific budget policy goals.