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H.R. 2482 (115th): Federal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2017

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

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Sponsor and status

Elise Stefanik

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 17, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 17, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


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What legislators are saying

Stefanik and Pocan Call for Vote to Extend Perkins Loans as More Than 220 Members Join as Cosponsors
    — Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21] (Sponsor) on Sep 26, 2017

The Perkins Loan Program: A Model of Affordable Higher Education Financing
    — Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 16, 2017

Pocan and Stefanik Call for Vote to Extend Perkins Loans as More Than 220 Members Join as Cosponsors
    — Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 26, 2017

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May 17, 2017

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H.R. 2482 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2482. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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