H.R. 3594: Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015

Introduced:

Sep 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2015.

Law:

Pub.L. 114-105

Sponsor:

Mike Bishop

Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes.

Summary

Renewed almost without question since establishment in 1958, the Federal Perkins Loan Program — providing loans that aid payment in higher education — was unexpectedly allowed to lapse on September 30, 2015. Perkins is reported as the “government’s oldest student loan program.”

H.R. 3594, which would have renewed the loans program, passed the House but failed to be brought to ...

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History

Sep 24, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 28, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 16, 2015
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 17, 2015
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 18, 2015
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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