116th Congress (Second Session): Legislative Priorities

For the nation's Tribal Colleges and Universities

2019 AIHEC Legislative Summit

2019 AIHEC Legislative Summit

COVID-19: Legislative Priorities for Immediate TCU Needs:

  1. Congress Provides Aid to Tribal Colleges and Universities in COVID-19 Relief (March 26, 2020)
  2. AIHEC joins HBCUs, HSIs, and other MSI organizations requesting for federal emergency aid (March 18, 2020)
  3. TCU Emergency Student Aid Fund
  4. TCU Technology Emergency Fund
  5. TCU Inclusion in Federal E-Rate Program
  6. TCU Urgent Needs for COVID Relief Package #4
  7. TCU Priorities for COVID Relief Package #4 (Broadband and Infrastructure)

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (H.R.)

  1. American Council on Education (ACE) Summary of Higher Education Provisions)
  2. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Education Stabilization Funding Estimates

Legislative Issues:

  1. Overview: Higher Education Act Reauthorization for Tribal Colleges ad Universities
  2. AIHEC Proposed Amendments for the Higher Education Act (HEA) Reauthorization
  3. AIHEC Proposed Amendments for the Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities Assistance Act Reauthorization

FY 2021 Appropriations/Funding Requests:

  1. FY2021 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  2. FY2021 Commerce and Justice; Energy and Water Development Appropriations Requests
  3. FY2021 Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests
  4. FY2021 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Requests