WASHINGTON – Today, the Education and the Workforce Committee advanced nine bills to support students, workers, job creators, retirees, and taxpayers.
On the passage of the bills, Chairwoman Foxx said:“We’re nine months into a Republican majority in Congress. My priority remains the same: delivering results on behalf of the American people. I believe the Committee’s work speaks for itself. We are fulfilling our Commitment to America.”
Makes educational materials available through the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation to help educate middle and high school students about the dangers of communism and totalitarianism.
H.R. 5110, Protecting Hunting Heritage and Education Act:
Clarifies that the prohibition on the use of ESEA funds for certain weapons does not apply to learning in enrichment activities like archery, hunting, or other shooting sports.
H.J. Res. 88, Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Improving Income Driven Repayment for the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program and the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program":
Prohibits implementation of President Biden’s radical income-driven repayment plan that will have detrimental consequences for students, families, and taxpayers.
Declares that race, color, religion, sex, or national origin may not be taken into consideration when selecting a fiduciary, counsel, employee, or service provider of an ERISA plan.
H.R. 5340, Providing Complete Information To Retirement Investors Act:
Implements a notice requirement on defined contribution plans explaining the difference between choosing from investments selected by ERISA fiduciaries and choosing from investments through a brokerage window.