H.R. 5895 (112th): Graduate Success Act


Jun 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Karen Bass

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 5, 2012
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About the bill

Full Title

To provide interest-free deferment on unsubsidized student loans during periods of unemployment, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/5/2012--Introduced.Graduate Success Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to pay the interest that accrues on unsubsidized ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 5, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5895”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (39D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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