Senate Bill 2123
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Break the Higher Education Monopoly Act of 2019
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jul 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jul 16, 2019
Latest Action
Jul 16, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2123
Congress
116
Policy Area
Education
Education
Primary focus of measure is elementary, secondary, or higher education including special education and matters of academic performance, school administration, teaching, educational costs, and student aid.
Sponsorship by Party
Missouri
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Break the Higher Education Monopoly Act of 2019

This bill requires the Department of Education to develop an alternative certification program that allows students to use Pell Grants for enrollment in educational programs that have existed for at least five years and would not otherwise be eligible.

The alternative certification program may not require accreditation, state authorization, minimum instructional hours, or minimum classroom time for an educational program to be eligible.

Text (1)
Actions (2)
07/16/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
07/16/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jul 17, 2019 4:42:09 AM
Updated
Apr 14, 2021 3:15:17 PM