H.R. 1330 (113th): Student Loan Fairness Act

Introduced:

Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Karen Bass

Representative for California's 37th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase purchasing power, strengthen economic recovery, and restore fairness in financing higher education in the United States through student loan forgiveness, caps on interest rates on Federal student loans, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

Summary

6/17/2013: In what could become an annual occurrence, Congress yet again faces a looming deadline to resolve the problem of student loan interest rates. Without Congressional action, the rate on federally backed Stafford loans is set to double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1.

The Senate in early June failed to advance two ...

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History

Mar 21, 2013
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
54 cosponsors (54D) (show)
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Votes

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

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