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H.R. 2976: Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2017

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To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow for the deferment of certain student loans during a period in which a borrower is receiving treatment for cancer.

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Sponsor and status

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 27th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 21, 2017
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jun 21, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6157: Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance: Each year, 80,000 adolescents and young adults between 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. This is a population that is rarely financially stable enough to have access to paid leave, personal savings, or credit to pay ...

History

Jun 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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H.R. 2976 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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