H.R. 2117: To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 Time: 10:00 AM


Offered   By  Description  Action TakenRoll Call
1 Mrs. Foxx amendment in the nature of a substitute adopted by voice vote  
2 Mr. Grijalva retains requirement that states have a process to address student complaints 
regarding institutions as part of the state authorization
defeated 17-22  No. 1
3 Mr. Miller makes bill effective only if the Dept. IG certifies there are equal or greater
safeguards to prevent waste, fraud and abuse regarding credit hour and state authorization
defeated 17-22  No. 2
4 Mr. Holt makes bill effective only if maximum Pell Grant award is at least $5550 for 2012-2013 school year ruled out of order  ----
5 Mr. Bishop strikes the repeal of the credit hour definition defeated 11-27  No. 3
6 Mr. Bishop strikes the repeal of the prohibition on the Secretary to define a credit hour defeated 16-22  No. 4


Ranking Member George Miller (CA) Opening Statement