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S AMDT 2213 - Federal Pell Grant Increase Amendment - Key Vote

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (48-51) - (Key vote)

Title: Federal Pell Grant Increase Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to waive the Budget Act in order to adopt an amendment that allocates $836 million for funding the Federal Pell Grant Award Program and increases the maximum Pell Grant a student can receive to $4,250.

Note:

NOTE: A MOTION TO WAIVE THE BUDGET ACT, IF ADOPTED, TEMPORARILY SETS ASIDE A SPECIFIC PROVISION OF THE BUDGET ACT OF 1974 SO THAT AN AMENDMENT THAT VIOLATES THE ACT MAY BE CONSIDERED. A 3/5 MAJORITY IS REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Federal Pell Grant Increase Amendment

Sponsors

  • Edward M. 'Ted' Kennedy Sr. (MA - D) (Out Of Office)

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