Legislative Tracker: Pell Grants

Legislative Tracker Logo On this page, you'll find proposals that include recommendations for expanding or altering the Federal Pell Grant Program.

For Pell Grant proposals from the previous sessions of Congress, visit the Legislative Tracker Archive: Pell Grants

 

*NEW* Restoring Education And Learning (REAL) Act of 2019

H.R.2168 Sponsor:
Rep. Davis (D-IL)
Cosponsors:
5 (2 R; 3 D)
Introduced:
04/09/2019
S.1074 Sponsor:
Sen. Schatz (D-HI)
Cosponsors:
2 (1 R; 1 D)
Introduced:
04/09/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would restore Pell Grant eligibility to incarcerated students.
 

*NEW* Pell Flexibility Act of 2019

H.R.2161 Sponsor:
Rep. Banks, Jim (R-IN)
Cosponsors:
8 (8 R; 0 D)
Introduced:
04/09/2019
S.1072 Sponsor:
Sen. Braun, Mike (R-IN)
Cosponsors:
0
Introduced:
04/09/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: These companion bills are aimed at allowing the Pell Grant to be used by students enrolled in short-term skill-based programs on a pilot program basis.
 

JOBS Act of 2019

S. 839 Sponsor:
Sen. Kaine (D-VA)
Co-Sponsors:
10 (0 R; 10 D)
Introduced:
03/14/2019
NASFAA Analysis & Coverage: This bill would allow Pell Grant funds to be used for short-term job training programs.
       

 

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Publication Date: 6/3/2019


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