H.R. 4628 (112th): Interest Rate Reduction Act


Apr 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 27, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Judy Biggert

Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 8, 2012
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend student loan interest rates for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans.

Summary (CRS)

4/27/2012--Passed House without amendment.Interest Rate Reduction Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make the 3.4% interest rate on Direct Stafford loans ... Read more >

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Apr 25, 2012

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Apr 27, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4628”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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Apr 27, 2012 12:45 p.m.
Passed 215/195

Related Bills

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S. 2366 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Apr 25, 2012

S. 2343 (Related)
Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012

Failed Senate
May 24, 2012

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