Sep 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2015.
Representative for Michigan's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015
Length: 3 pages
About the bill
To extend temporarily the Federal Perkins Loan program, and for other purposes.
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 ...
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 3594 — 114th Congress: Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3594
“H.R. 3594 — 114th Congress: Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2015.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 28, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr3594>
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