Summary: S.2225 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.2225. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/23/2019)

Basic Assistance for Students In College Act or the BASIC Act

This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award planning and implementation grants to institutions of higher education in order to identify and meet the basic needs of students, including food, housing, transportation, and health care. ED must also implement an agreement to (1) share data with other federal agencies in order to identify students who may be eligible for certain federal benefits; and (2) coordinate efforts to enroll those students in federal benefits programs, including Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.