H.R. 4170 (112th): Student Loan Forgiveness Act of 2012

Introduced:

Mar 8, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Hansen Clarke
Representative for Michigan's 13th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2012
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase purchasing power, strengthen economic recovery, and restore fairness in financing higher education in the United States through student loan forgiveness, caps on interest rates on Federal student loans, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers, and for other purposes.

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What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4170” 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 8, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (24D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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