112th Congress > House > Vote 1021

Date: 2012-02-28

Result: 199-217 (Failed)

Clerk session vote number: 77

Vote Subject Matter: Social Welfare / Domestic Social Policy

Bill number: HR2117

Question: On Agreeing to the Amendment

Description: Polis of Colorado Amendment No. 5

Bill summary: Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act - Repeals certain Department of Education regulations that for purposes of determining whether a school is eligible to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA): (1) require institutions of higher education and postsecondary vocational institutions (except religious schools) to be legally authorized by the state in which they are situated, (2) delineate what such legal authorization requires of states and schools, (...show more) and (3) define "credit hour." Prohibits the Secretary of Education from promulgating or enforcing any regulation or rule that defines "credit hour" for any purpose under the HEA.

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Bill titles: To prohibit the Department of Education from overreaching into academic affairs and program eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965.

Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov

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