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H.R. 3366 (114th): Teach Our Teachers Act

The text of the bill below is as of Jul 29, 2015 (Introduced).


I

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3366

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 29, 2015

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow an individual to qualify for both teacher loan forgiveness and public service loan forgiveness, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Teach Our Teachers Act.

2.

Loan forgiveness for teachers

(a)

Part B

Section 428J of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1078–10) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(1), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking 5 and inserting 3;

(2)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in paragraph (1)—

(i)

by striking $5,000 and inserting $17,500; and

(ii)

by striking fifth and inserting third; and

(B)

by striking paragraph (3); and

(3)

in subsection (g)—

(A)

by inserting or at the end of subparagraph (A); and

(B)

by striking subparagraph (B).

(b)

Part D

Section 460 of the Higher Education of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087j) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(1), in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking 5 and inserting 3;

(2)

in subsection (c)—

(A)

in paragraph (1)—

(i)

by striking $5,000 and inserting $17,500; and

(ii)

by striking fifth and inserting third; and

(B)

by striking paragraph (3); and

(3)

in subsection (g)—

(A)

by inserting or at the end of subparagraph (A); and

(B)

by striking subparagraph (B).

3.

Conforming amendments

Section 455(m)(4) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087e(m)(4)) is amended—

(1)

by striking 428J,; and

(2)

by striking 428L, or 460 and inserting , or 428L.