H.R. 3624 (112th): Student Loan Default Prevention Act

Dec 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Michael Michaud
Representative for Maine's 2nd congressional district
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Dec 08, 2011
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H.R. 618 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2013


This bill was introduced on December 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Dec 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Dec 08, 2011
Full Title

To authorize the Secretary of Education to enter into voluntary, flexible agreements with certain guaranty agencies to provide delinquency prevention and default aversion services for borrowers and potential borrowers of Federal Direct Loans under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.


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7 cosponsors (7D) (show)

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Student Loan Default Prevention Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education, upon the request of an eligible guaranty agency, to enter into or revise a voluntary, flexible agreement with that agency to provide services to borrowers and potential borrowers of Federal Family Education Loans (FFELs) or Direct Loans (DLs).
Treats guaranty agencies as eligible to participate in such agreements if they have extensive and relevant experience and demonstrated effectiveness in providing such services.
Authorizes those guaranty agencies to provide services that include: (1) delinquency prevention and default aversion activities, (2) collecting defaulted loans, (3) monitoring institutions that participate in the DL program, (4) training financial aid officials, and (5) informational outreach to schools and students that supports access to higher education and financial literacy.
Requires the Secretary to pay fees to such agencies that are cost neutral and take into account the savings projected from the provision of such services.

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