|Sponsor||Rep. Fattah, Chaka|
|Committee||Education and Labor|
|Date||November 30, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)|
|Staff Contact||Ja'Ron Smith|
H.Res. 1638 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds majority vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) on September 20, 2009.
H.Res. 1638 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
According to the resolution’s findings, Congress created the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) in 1998 to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.