H.R. 877 (105th): To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prevent students called to active duty from entering ...

...repayment on student loans.

105th Congress, 1997–1998. Text as of Feb 27, 1997 (Introduced).

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HR 877 IH

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 877

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prevent students called to active duty from entering repayment on student loans.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 27, 1997

Mr. KLUG (for himself, Mr. MCCOLLUM, Mr. SAXTON, Mr. MCINTOSH, Mr. KLECZKA, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. UNDERWOOD, Mr. KIND, Mr. ANDREWS, Mr. CANADY of Florida, Mr. WATTS of Oklahoma, Mr. ENGLISH of Pennsylvania, Mr. FOGLIETTA, Mr. WHITFIELD, Mr. TIAHRT, Mr. NEY, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Ms. DELAURO, and Mr. HINOJOSA) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to prevent students called to active duty from entering repayment on student loans.

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

SECTION 1. DELAY IN COMMENCEMENT OF REPAYMENT PERIOD.

    Section 428(b)(7) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1078(b)(7)) is amended by inserting after subparagraph (C) the following new subparagraph:

      ‘(D) There shall be excluded from the 6 months determined under subparagraph (A)(i) any period during which the student was called or ordered to active duty in a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States.’.