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H.R. 2117

Protecting Academic Freedom in Higher Education Act

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Feb 28, 2012: Passed House Education


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February 29, 2012 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
February 28, 2012
4:30 PM EST
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 303 - 114 (Roll no. 79).
February 28, 2012
4:29 PM EST
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
February 28, 2012
4:23 PM EST
On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by recorded vote: 176 - 241 (Roll no. 78).
February 28, 2012
3:58 PM EST
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Capps motion to recommit. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment which adds a provision entitled "PROTECTING STUDENTS FROM HIGHER LOAN COSTS AND A DEVALUED EDUCATIONAL DEGREE".
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