Assignment detailing the legislative lawmaking process.

flip to next page Vonice Berry Political Science 001 Professor Starkey October 4, 2015 Lawmaking 101: Legislative Summary This is with interest to H.R. 2604: Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015 Summary of Bill: This bill is an amendment of the Improving America’s Schools Act of 1944 that provides all students the opportunity to attend a college and/or university regardless of financial need, and permits institutions to deal directly with the student regarding financial agreements. Introduced •This bill was introduced by Representative Lamar Smith (Republican) on June 2, 2015 Committee •On June 2, 2015, the bill was referred to Committee •House Committee on the Judiciary (23 Republicans, 16 Democrats) •Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law (8 Republicans, 5 Democrats) •On July 9, 2015, the bill was reported by Senator Chuck Grassley (Republican) Passed Senate •On July 14, 2015, a companion bill (S. 1482) passed Senate without amendment by unanimous consent Passed House •On July 27, 2015, the companion bill passed the House •YEAS: 378 Representatives (224 Republicans, 154 Democrats) •NAYS: 0 •NOT VOTING: 55 Representatives (21 Republicans, 34 Democrats) Signed by the President • On August 6, 2015, the companion bill was signed by the President and enacted
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