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H.R. 6588: Student Loan Bankruptcy Act of 2018

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To amend title 11 of the United States Code to modify the circumstances under current law to allow an individual debtor to discharge certain educational loans and educational benefits received by the debtor more than 5 years before the commencement of the bankruptcy case under such title.

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Sponsor and status

Luis Correa

Sponsor. Representative for California's 46th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 26, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 26, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 26, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Signed by the President

H.R. 6588 is 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.

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