A bill to prohibit States from suspending, revoking, or denying State-issued professional licenses or issuing penalties due to student default.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2019
Length: 4 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 28, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Rubio Welcomes New Florida Law That Mirrors His Bipartisan Protecting Jobs Act”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Jun 30, 2020
“Rubio Introduces Bill to Eliminate Interest for Federal Student Loans”
— Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on May 2, 2019
Jun 14, 2018
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3065 (115th).
Feb 28, 2019
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S. 609 (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 S. 609. 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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