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S. 234: Transparency in Student Lending Act

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A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the disclosure of the annual percentage rates applicable to Federal student loans.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Enzi

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 28, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Jan 28, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jan 28, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 28, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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Jan 28, 2019

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S. 234 is 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 S. 234. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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