S. 114: Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Jan 23, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 114

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

January 23 (legislative day, January 3), 2013

(for himself, Mr. Whitehouse, Mr. Franken, Mr. Harkin, Mr. Reed, and Ms. Warren) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 11, United States Code, with respect to certain exceptions to discharge in bankruptcy.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2013 .

2.

Exceptions to discharge

Section 523(a)(8) of title 11, United States Code, is amended by striking dependents, for and all that follows through the end of subparagraph (B) and inserting dependents, for an educational benefit overpayment or loan made, insured, or guaranteed by a governmental unit or made under any program funded in whole or in part by a governmental unit or an obligation to repay funds received from a governmental unit as an educational benefit, scholarship, or stipend;.