H.R.2117 - Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act

To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. as introduced.
  • Short: Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act as reported to house.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [5]
 
H.Amdt 956 Fail An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 112-404 to require the Secretary to present a plan to prevent waste, fraud and abuse to ensure effective use of taxpayer dollars.
H.Amdt 955 Fail An amendment numbered 4 printed in House Report 112-404 to strike the prohibition on the Secretary of Education from ever promulgating or enforcing any regulation or rule defining the term "credit hour".
H.Amdt 954 Fail An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 112-404 to link state authorization regulations to student outcomes.
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Feb 29, 2012Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Feb 28, 2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb 28, 2012On passage Passed by recorded vote: 303 - 114 (Roll no. 79).

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Result: Passed - February 28, 2012

Roll call number 79 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 2117 Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act

 

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