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H.R. 2270 (115th): PLUS Loan Disability Forgiveness Act

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To amend section 437(d) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for repayment by the Secretary of loans to parents of disabled students.

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Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Langevin

Sponsor. Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 1, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 1, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Langevin, Portman Lead Joint Letter Urging Relief for Families with Disabled Students
    — Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2] (Sponsor) on Mar 27, 2018

Portman Leads Second Joint Letter to Education Secretary Urging Relief for Families With Disabled Students
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] on Oct 31, 2018

Robs Rundown: Week of March 26-30, 2018
    — Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] on Mar 30, 2018

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May 1, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2270 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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