H.R. 1777 - Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2007

Higher education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To amend the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to make permanent the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 25, 2008.

Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2007

H.R. 1777 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To amend the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to make permanent the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to make permanent the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws.
Other Titles
  • Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2007
  • Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2007
  • Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2008
  • Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2008
  • Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2008
Sponsor
William Delahunt
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Higher education
  • Antitrust law
  • Business
  • Colleges
  • Education
  • Education of the disadvantaged
  • Scholarships
  • Student aid
  • Student loan funds
  • Welfare
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    Major Actions
    Introduced3/29/2007
    Referred to Committee
    Amendments (1 proposed)
    Passed House4/30/2008
    Passed Senate9/25/2008
    Signed by President9/30/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.4/30/2008PASSED by voice vote
    select this voteSenateAmendment SA 5653 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/25/2008PASSED by voice vote
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/25/2008PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced3/29/2007
    3/29/2007Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
    4/02/2008Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/02/2008Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
    4/10/2008Reported by the Committee on Judiciary. H. Rept. 110-577.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/10/2008Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 355.
    4/30/2008Mr. Delahunt moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
    4/30/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    4/30/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1777.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage4/30/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
    5/01/2008Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    9/25/2008Amendment SA 5653 proposed by Senator Durbin for Senator Leahy.
    select this voteVote9/25/2008Amendment SA 5653 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    9/25/2008Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.
    9/25/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/25/2008Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    9/26/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President9/27/2008Cleared for White House.
    9/27/2008Ms. Lofgren, Zoe moved that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment.
    9/27/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with fourty minutes of debate on H.R. 1777.
    9/27/2008On motion that the House suspend the rules and agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to by voice vote.
    Enacted9/30/2008Became Public Law No: 110-327.
    Presented to President9/30/2008Presented to President.
    Signed9/30/2008Signed by President.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
    select this voteS. Amdt. 5653Leahy, Patrick [D-VT]September 25, 2008Passed by voice vote on September 24, 2008.

    To amend the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to extend the favorable treatment of need-based educational aid under the antitrust laws.

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    Total contributions given to Senators from Schools & colleges, which…

    supported this bill

    Schools & colleges$6,802,507
    $6,802,507

    6 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2008: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    6 organizations supported this bill

    American Association of Community Colleges
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Association of State Colleges and Universities
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .
    American Council on Education
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .
    Association of American Universities
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
    (n.d.). AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Schools & colleges interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$17,000$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$110,750$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$12,500$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$35,338$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$77,178$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$11,050$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$72,075$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,132$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,900$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$118,885$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$230,920$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,450$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$17,350$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$53,125$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,850$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$159,778$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$135,204$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$15,745$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$206,760$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,168$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$607,048$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$11,175$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$44,860$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$43,250$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$29,017$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$91,875$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$61,400$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$250$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$1,250$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$20,801$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$62,800$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$82,382$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$13,800$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$32,560$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$158,600$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$9,700$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$241,145$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$69,315$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,150$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,375$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$27,500$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$5,000$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$109,400$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$25,455$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$58,700$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$6,270$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$44,950$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$21,800$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$146,150$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$41,869$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$113,600$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$54,320$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$104,472$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$46,550$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$22,400$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$106,400$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$125,275$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$37,725$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$66,801$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$23,750$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$12,400$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$147,459$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,825$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$63,786$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$72,825$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,050$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$83,925$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,128$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,740$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$380,546$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,075$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$72,700$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,800$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,150$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$107,246$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$75,736$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$49,300$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$48,050$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$53,700$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$39,050$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$21,703$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$302,449$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$158,811$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$30,450$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$17,650$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$67,100$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$55,925$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$44,200$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$31,703$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$108,547$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,900$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$21,430$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$17,000$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$110,750$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$12,500$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$35,338$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$77,178$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$11,050$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$72,075$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$23,132$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$41,900$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$118,885$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$230,920$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$2,450$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$17,350$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$53,125$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$35,850$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$159,778$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$135,204$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$15,745$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$206,760$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$41,168$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$607,048$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$11,175$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$18,350$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$44,860$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$43,250$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$29,017$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$91,875$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$61,400$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$250$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$1,250$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$20,801$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$62,800$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$82,382$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$13,800$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$32,560$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$158,600$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$9,700$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$10,000$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$241,145$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$69,315$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$30,150$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,375$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$27,500$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$5,000$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$109,400$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$25,455$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$58,700$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$6,270$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$44,950$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$42,850$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$21,800$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$146,150$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$41,869$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$113,600$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$54,320$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$104,472$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$46,550$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$22,400$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$106,400$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$125,275$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$37,725$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$66,801$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$23,750$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$12,400$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$147,459$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,825$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$63,786$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$72,825$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$14,050$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$83,925$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$28,128$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$82,740$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$380,546$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$13,850$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,075$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$72,700$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$17,800$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$64,150$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$107,246$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$75,736$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$49,300$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$48,050$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$53,700$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$39,050$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$21,703$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$302,449$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$158,811$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$30,450$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$17,650$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$67,100$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$55,925$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$44,200$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$31,703$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$108,547$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$54,900$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$21,430$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$24,800$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Schools & colleges$6,802,507

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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