H.Res. 1353: Supporting the goals and ideals of Student Financial Aid Awareness Month

H.Res. 1353

Supporting the goals and ideals of Student Financial Aid Awareness Month

Sponsor
Rep. Timothy H. Bishop

Date
May 24, 2010 (111th Congress, 2nd Session)

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Floor Situation

H.Res. 1353 is expected to be considered on the floor of the House on Monday, May 24, 2010, under a motion to suspend the rules, requiring a two-thirds vote for passage. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Timothy H. Bishop (D-NY) on May 12, 2010.

Bill Summary

H.Res. 1353 would resolve that the House of Representatives:
• "Supports the goals and ideals of Student Financial Aid Awareness Month;
• "Encourages students and families across the United States to participate in Student Financial Aid Awareness Month; and
• "Recognizes the importance of educating students and families about Federal Student Financial Aid."

Background

According to the resolution's findings, Student Financial Aid Awareness Month will help call attention to the critical role financial assistance plays in helping students attending an institution of higher education.