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H.R. 2055 (103rd): Student Loan Reform Act of 1993

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To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to simplify the delivery of student loans to borrowers and eliminate borrower confusion; to provide a variety of repayment plans, including income contingent repayment through the EXCEL Account, to borrowers so that they have flexibility in managing their student loan repayment obligations, and so that those obligations do not foreclose community service-oriented career choices for those borrowers; to replace, through an orderly transition, the Federal Family Education Loan program with the Federal Direct Student Loan program; to avoid the unnecessary cost, to taxpayers and borrowers, and administrative complexity associated with the Federal Family Education Loan program through the use of a direct student loan program, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Robert “Rob” Andrews

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 11, 1993
Length: 66 pages
May 11, 1993
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 11, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


11 Cosponsors (11 Democrats)



May 11, 1993

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H.R. 2055 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2055. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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