About the bill
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 bills meant to prevent this imminent increase in rates. A bill backed by Democrats would extend the current interest rate for two years, and offset the cost by ending three ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2013
Length: 55 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Polis Issues Statement on Student Interest Rate Vote”
— Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 23, 2013
Dec 17, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6674 (112th).
Apr 24, 2013
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H.R. 1716 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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