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S. 1219: Domenic and Ed’s Law

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 11, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1219

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 11, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Coons, and Mr. King) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To provide for the discharge of parent borrower liability if a student on whose behalf a parent has received certain student loans becomes disabled.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as Domenic and Ed’s Law.

2.

Repayment of loans to parents

(a)

In general

Section 437(d) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087(d)) is amended by inserting or becomes permanently and totally disabled (as determined in accordance with regulations of the Secretary), or if the student is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment that can be expected to result in death, has lasted for a continuous period of not less than 60 months, or can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than 60 months, after dies,.

(b)

Applicability

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any outstanding loan received by a parent before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act, and without regard to the onset date of the disability or impairment.