S. 1238 (113th): Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013

Introduced:

Jun 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

John “Jack” Reed

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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 title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 27, 2013
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2013
 
Reported by Committee

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Jul 10, 2013
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

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Details

Cosponsors
44 cosponsors (43D, 1I) (show)
Votes
Jul 10, 2013 12:01 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 51/49
Jul 15, 2013 5:39 p.m.
Motion for Attendance Agreed to 69/28

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2574 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2013

H.R. 1 (Related)
Tax Reform Act of 2014

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 10, 2014

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