Sponsor and status
John F. “Jack” Reed
Sponsor. Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2012
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on January 31, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
18 Cosponsors (17 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Cantwell Applauds Senate Bill to Prevent Student Loan Rate from Doubling, Invest in Key WA Transportation Projects”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 29, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S. 2051 (112th) was a 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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2051. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans, S. 2051, 112th Cong. (2012).
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