New Cosponsor — Jun 24, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (10 Democrats, 1 Independent).
Mar 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Iowa
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2013
Length: 34 pages
A bill to amend entrance counseling and exit counseling for borrowers under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
3/13/2013--Introduced.Smarter Borrowing Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) to notify their Pell Grant recipients, at ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 546 — 113th Congress: Smarter Borrowing Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s546
“S. 546 — 113th Congress: Smarter Borrowing Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s546>
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