Summary: S.1585 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1585. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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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.