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Introduced in Senate (04/09/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1074


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 9, 2019

Mr. Schatz (for himself, Mr. Lee, and Mr. Durbin) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


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.