H.R. 1529: Student Aid Expansion Act of 2013

Introduced:
Apr 12, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
Joaquin Castro
Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 12, 2013
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 12, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 12, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 12, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

4% chance of getting past committee.
1% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to exempt certain State-provided loan programs from being subject to preferred lender arrangement requirements.

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Higher Education and Workforce Training

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/12/2013--Introduced.
Student Aid Expansion Act of 2013 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to exempt interest-free private education loans that are provided and administered by a state and eligible for complete forgiveness under conditions determined by that state from rules and regulations applicable to preferred lender arrangements between lenders and institutions of higher education (IHE) or IHE-affiliated organizations.
(Preferred lender arrangements must comply with certain requirements designed to protect students' best interests when schools choose preferred lenders and recommend, promote, or endorse their loans.)

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