Jun 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Jun 27, 2013
Length: 12 pages
About the bill
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1238 — 113th Congress: Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1238
“S. 1238 — 113th Congress: Keep Student Loans Affordable Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s1238>
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