S.2110 - Closing the College Hunger Gap Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 07/15/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/15/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2110 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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).