H.R. 5715 (110th): Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008


Apr 8, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 7, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on May 7, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-227


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 1, 2008
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To ensure continued availability of access to the Federal student loan program for students and families.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 6889 (Related)
To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2008

H.Res. 1167 (Related)
Providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 1, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5715” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Apr 8, 2008
Reported by Committee
Apr 9, 2008
Passed House
Apr 17, 2008
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Passed Senate with Changes
Apr 30, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
House Agreed to Changes
May 1, 2008
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 7, 2008


32 cosponsors (28D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Apr 17, 2008 1:45 p.m.
Agreed to 413/0
Apr 17, 2008 2:09 p.m.
Passed 383/27
Suspend Rules and Agree to Senate Amendments
May 1, 2008 2:17 p.m.
Passed 388/21

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