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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 8, 2012
 
Introduced

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Details

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

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Votes

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