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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Introduced

Closing the College Hunger Gap Act of 2019

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to address food and housing insecurity on college campuses.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/15/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
07/15/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]* 07/15/2019
Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]* 07/15/2019
Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]* 07/15/2019
Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]* 07/15/2019
Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] 07/17/2019
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 03/05/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions07/15/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/15/2019)

Closing the College Hunger Gap Act of 2019

This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to collect data on the food and housing insecurity of college students.

Specifically, ED must add questions that measure rates of food and housing insecurity to the National Postsecondary Student Aid Study. In addition, ED must collect data on student eligibility under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program).