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H.R. 6458: To require institutions of higher education to provide students with information from the Occupational Employment Statistics program and the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 20, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Sep 20, 2012

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A BILL

To require institutions of higher education to provide students with information from the Occupational Employment Statistics program and the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Higher Education and Employment Transparency Act''.

SEC. 2. OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT STATISTICS.

(a) Requirements for the Secretary of Education.--Section 132(i)(1) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1015a(i)(1)) is amended-- (1) in subparagraph (V), by adding at the end the following new clause: ``(iv) Placement information required to be provided by the institution under section 485(a)(R), as amended by the Higher Education and Employment Transparency Act, with respect to graduates of the institution's degree or certificate programs.''; and (2) in subparagraph (W), by inserting before the period at the end the following: ``and a link to the appropriate section of such website that provides information from the Occupational Employment Statistics program and the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics''. (b) Requirements for Institutions of Higher Education.-- (1) Institutional and financial assistance information for students.--Section 485(a)(R) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 1092(a)(R)) is amended by inserting after ``, certificate programs,'' the following: ``including whether such employment is paid or unpaid and whether such employment requires any postsecondary education''. (2) Program participation agreements.--Section 487(a) of such Act (20 U.S.C. 1094(a)) is amended by adding at...

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Bill Summary

H.R. 6458: To require institutions of higher education to provide students with information from the Occupational Employment Statistics program and the Occupational Outlook Handbook of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and for other purposes.

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