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H.R. 5287 (116th): Fair Student Loan Debt Collection Practices Act

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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

Al Lawson Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 5th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2019
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Dec 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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History

Dec 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Dec 10, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Financial Services

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Dec 11, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 5287 (116th) 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.

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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