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H.R. 2648: Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019

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To provide bankruptcy relief for student borrowers.

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Sponsor and status

Jerrold Nadler

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 10th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 9, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Ordered Reported on Sep 29, 2020

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 29, 2020.

Prognosis
94% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What legislators are saying

Chairman Nadler Applauds Committee Passage of Bankruptcy Protection Bills
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Sponsor) on Sep 30, 2020

Antitrust Subcommittee Hears Testimony on Student Debt Crisis, Bankruptcy Reform
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2019

Senator Warren, House Majority Whip Clyburn Introduce Legislation to Cancel Student Loan Debt for Millions of Americans
    — Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] on Jul 23, 2019

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History

May 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 15, 2020
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Sep 29, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2648 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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