How People Voted
30% For, 70% Against
26 votes cast
H.R. 609, The College Access and Opportunity Act of 2005 (1 comment ↓)
- This item is from the 109th Congress (2005-2006) and is no longer current. Comments, voting, and wiki editing have been disabled, and the cost/savings estimate has been frozen.
H.R. 609 would make changes to federal higher education programs, including the Pell Grant program and the Perkins Loan program, and numerous smaller changes to the student and parent loan programs. Provisions included in H.R. 609 include: Increasing the maximum award level for Pell grants for academic year 2006-2007 to $6,000; Changing eligibility requirements for Pell grants; Requiring the Secretary of Education to reallocate to schools default collections on Perkins loans; and Delaying the recall of the federal share of the Perkins Loan Revolving Fund.