Federal - HR 1229

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide that an individual may remain eligible to participate in the teacher loan forgiveness program under title IV of such Act if the individual's period of consecutive years of employment as a full-time teacher is interrupted because the individual is the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who is relocated during the school year pursuant to military orders for a permanent change of duty station, or the individual works in a school of the defense dependents' education system under the Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1978 due to such a relocation, and for other purposes.

Introduced

February 14, 2019

Description

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide that an individual may remain eligible to participate in the teacher loan forgiveness program under title IV of such Act if the individual's period of consecutive years of employment as a full-time teacher is interrupted because the individual is the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces who is relocated during the school year pursuant to military orders for a permanent change of duty station, or the individual works in a school of the defense dependents' education system under the Defense Dependents' Education Act of 1978 due to such a relocation, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 10

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • April 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Malinowski, (D-N.J.)
  • April 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Carson, (D-Ind.)
  • Feb. 14, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 7

    Kelly, T. (R-Miss.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Luria, (D-Va.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 14, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Education and Labor.Congressional Record p. H2029