110-H.AMDT.492 to 110-H.R.2669

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to replace the language of the bill with the text of the "Pell Grant Enhancement Act".

H.AMDT.492(A002)Substitute amendment
Amends: H.R.2669
Sponsor: Rep McKeon, Howard P. "Buck" [CA-25](offered 7/11/2007)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to replace the language of the bill with the text of the "Pell Grant Enhancement Act".

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in part B of House Report 110-224 to reduce subsidies in the loan programs an d invests the majority of the savings in the Pell Grant program by providing increases of $350 in 2008 and $100 each year thereafter. It also provides a plan for improved consumer information and public accountability with respect to college costs.

STATUS:

    7/11/2007 1:56pm:
    Amendment (A002) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. McKeon. (consideration: CR H7545-7555; text: CR H7545-7548)
    7/11/2007 3:18pm:
    On agreeing to the McKeon amendment (A002) Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 189 - 231 (Roll no. 611).

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