S.1585 - RISE Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA] (Introduced 05/22/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/22/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1585 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/22/2019)
Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower Act of 2019 or the RISE Act of 2019
This bill establishes requirements for institutions of higher education (IHEs) concerning students with disabilities.
Specifically, the bill requires IHEs to allow students to use certain documents, such as individualized education programs, to establish their disabilities.
In addition, IHEs must make the process for determining the eligibility for accommodations transparent.
Finally, IHEs must submit key data related to their undergraduate students with disabilities for inclusion in federal postsecondary institution data collection efforts.