Members did approve one Republican amendment to the bill, by voice vote, from Rep. Virginia FoxxVirginia Ann FoxxCongress, pass the PROSPER Act for federal student aid reform Immigration fight threatens GOP farm bill Ryan, GOP scramble to win support for controversial farm bill MORE (R-N.C.). Her amendment would repeal another section of the "credit hour" regulation that could allow the federal government to require educational institutions to convert their credit-hour programs to "clock hour" programs.

But the rest were rejected. Details on these amendments follow:

• Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.), to retain a current requirement that states have a process for hearing student complaints about the validity of educational institutions. Failed 170-247.

• Jared Polis (D-Colo.), to link the state authorization regulations to student outcomes. Failed by voice vote.

Tim BishopTimothy (Tim) Howard BishopDems separated by 29 votes in NY House primary Flint residents hire first K Street firm House moves to vote on .1T package; backup plan in place MORE (D-N.Y.), to strip language that permanently prevents the secretary of Education from ever issuing a rule setting out a federal definition of "credit hour." Failed 150-255.

• Polis, to require the secretary of Education to present an alternative plan to prevent waste, fraud and abuse to ensure the effective use of taxpayer dollars. Failed 199-217.