A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the current reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans for 1 year, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
John F. “Jack” Reed
Sponsor. Senator for Rhode Island. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 10, 2013.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
44 Cosponsors (43 Democrats, 1 Independent)
What legislators are saying
“Senate Democrats Seek to Keep Student Loans Affordable”
— Sen. John F. “Jack” Reed [D-RI] (Sponsor) on Jun 27, 2013
“Menendez Co-Sponsors Legislation To Extend Lower Student Loan Interest Rates”
— Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 1, 2013
“Inhofe: Students Deserve a Permanent Fix to Student Loan Rates”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK, 1994-2022] on Jul 11, 2013
S. 1238 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1238. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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