S.416 - FAFSA Fairness Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] (Introduced 02/07/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||02/07/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1137; text: CR S1137-1138) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.416 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/07/2019)
FAFSA Fairness Act of 2019
This bill revises the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process for certain students. Specifically, the Department of Education must allow students to complete FAFSA as independent students under special circumstances.
It also requires financial aid administrators to provide those students with a final determination regarding their assistance in the same manner as, and by no later than the date that, they provide other provisionally independent students with that determination.