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H.R. 5487 (114th): Student Loan Fairness Act

To increase purchasing power, strengthen economic recovery, and restore fairness in financing higher education in the United States through student loan forgiveness, caps on interest rates on Federal student loans, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Karen Bass

Representative for California's 37th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2016
Length: 25 pages

History

Jun 15, 2016
 
Introduced

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H.R. 5487 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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