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S. 3207: Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2018

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Bill Nelson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2018
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

Jul 12, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 12, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 12, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

5% 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

Jul 12, 2018
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 3207 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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