H.R. 1595 (113th): Student Loan Relief Act of 2013

Introduced:

Apr 17, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 17, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Courtney

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 17, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans.

The bill’s titles are 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

Apr 17, 2013
 
Introduced

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