H.R.4137 - College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007

To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. view all titles (10)

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  • Short: College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 as reported to house.
  • Short: Private Student Loan Transparency and Improvement Act of 2007 as reported to house.
  • Short: College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2008 as passed house.
  • Short: Private Student Loan Transparency and Improvement Act of 2008 as passed house.
  • Official: To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Higher Education Opportunity Act as enacted.
  • Short: John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2008 as enacted.
  • Short: Navajo Nation Higher Education Act of 2008 as enacted.
  • Short: Private Student Loan Transparency and Improvement Act of 2008 as enacted.
Number Date Offered Status Purpose
 
S.Amdt 5250 Jul 29th Pass In the nature of a substitute. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 955 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 27 printed in House Report 110-523 to authorize a competitive grant program through the Department of Education that would allow institutions of higher education or consortia to create longitudinal data systems to efficiently and accurately manage, analyze, disaggregate, and use individual student data. The amendment authorizes programs in no more than five states for a period of three years. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 954 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 26 printed in House Report 110-523 to help students and families plan financially for higher education by requiring that colleges provide information about the anticipated cost of a post-secondary degree. Institutions would have the option of offering either a multi-year tuition and fee schedule or a traditional, single-year tuition and fee schedule with a nonbinding, multi-year estimate of a student's net costs. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 953 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 25 printed in House Report 110-523 to provide that institutions of Higher Education shall adopt a statement of current policy concerning the working relationship of campus security personnel with State and local law enforcement agencies for the investigation of felonies or a report of a missing student. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 952 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 17 printed in House Report 110-523 to authorize Teach for America at $20 million for FY09 and $25 million for FY10. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 951 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 23 printed in House Report 110-523 to create a pilot competitive grant program (available to no more than 10 colleges) to assist institutions of higher education in setting up college textbook rental programs. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 950 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 22 in House Report 110-523 to increase the authorization level,from $300 million to$500 million, for the 103 Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Increases the authorization level, from $100 million to $125 million, for the 18 Historically Black Graduate Institutions. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 949 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 21 printed in House Report 110-523 to allow community college students to have $10 forgiven from their student loans for every hour they dedicate to mentoring an at-risk child. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 948 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 19 printed in House Report 110-523 to direct the Secretary of Education to conduct a study on the costs and benefits of making student aid available to less than half-time students. The Secretary would then make recommendations on how to best design a demonstration loan program targeted for less than half-time students. (View on THOMAS)
H.Amdt 947 Feb 7th Pass An amendment numbered 18 printed in House Report 110-523 to encourage the prepopulation of FAFSA income and asset information, by t axpayer consent, with tax data provided directly from the IRS to the Department of Education, and allows the Secretary of Education to provide for the use of second preceding tax year information. (View on THOMAS)

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