H.R. 1911 (113th): Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013


May 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 9, 2013

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 9, 2013.


Pub.L. 113-28


John Kline

Representative for Minnesota's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2013
Length: 3 pages

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 ... (more summary)

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013, to direct the Secretary of Education to convene the Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary Education Data to conduct a study on improvements to postsecondary education transparency at the Federal level, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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S. 1334 (Related)
Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 18, 2013

H.Res. 232 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 23, 2013

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1911” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


May 9, 2013
Reported by Committee
May 16, 2013
Passed House
May 23, 2013
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Passed Senate with Changes
Jul 24, 2013
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House Agreed to Changes
Jul 31, 2013
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

May 23, 2013 12:39 p.m.
Passed 221/198
Jul 24, 2013 5:44 p.m.
Amendment Rejected 34/65
Jul 24, 2013 6:11 p.m.
Bill Passed 81/18
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment
Jul 31, 2013 6:21 p.m.
Passed 392/31

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