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S. 3207 (115th): Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2018

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A bill 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

Bill Nelson

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Jul 12, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

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)
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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

Jul 12, 2018
 
Introduced

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S. 3207 (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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