H.R. 6889 (110th): To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes.


Sep 15, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2008

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


Pub.L. 110-350


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2008
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend by one year, from July 2009 to July 2010, the Secretary of Education's authority to purchase, or enter into forward commitments ... Read more >
Related Bills

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H.R. 5715 (Related)
Ensuring Continued Access to Student Loans Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 7, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6889” 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.


Sep 15, 2008
Passed House
Sep 15, 2008
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Passed Senate
Sep 17, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 7, 2008


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass
Sep 15, 2008 7:16 p.m.
Passed 368/4

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