A bill to amend the Higher Education Opportunity Act to add disclosure requirements to the institution financial aid offer form and to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make such form mandatory.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Minnesota. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 24, 2012
Length: 14 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“With Student Debt at All-Time High and True Costs Lost in Fine Print, Gillibrand Announces Plan to Bring Transparency to Student Loan Forms”
— Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2012
May 24, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 13, 2013
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1156 (113th).
S. 3244 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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