To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to prohibit debt collectors from collecting on certain Federal student loan debt when the borrower would not be required to make payments under an income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019
Length: 5 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on December 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Dec 3, 2019
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Dec 10, 2019
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services
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Dec 11, 2019
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H.R. 5287 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5287. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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