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
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.
What legislators are saying
“Senate Democrats Seek to Keep Student Loans Affordable”
— Sen. John “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
S. 1238 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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