S. 2343 (112th): Stop the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Act of 2012

A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Failed Senate on May 24, 2012

This bill failed in the Senate on May 24, 2012.

Sponsor:

Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2012
Length: 12 pages

History

Apr 24, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 24, 2012
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 8, 2012
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

May 24, 2012
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the bill failed in the Senate. The bill is now dead.

S. 2343 (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.

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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