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H.R. 7058: Federal Student Loan Integrity Act

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Fittingly, they want to end a freeze right as the weather is finally warming up.

Context

Shortly after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the federal government froze student loan payments.

First done in March 2020, the freeze was extended several times across both the Republican Donald Trump and Democratic Joe Biden administrations. The most recent extension was granted in December 2021, through May 1, 2022.

As that deadline approaches, Biden’s Education Department recently hinted that they may extend the freeze once again. Some on the left are advocating the administration continue the freeze into 2023. Some of the party’s most left-leaning members, such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, are even advocating Biden cancel student loans entirely.

Others argue the opposite perspective: that you can’t just let people off …

Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Good

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2022
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Mar 11, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Introduced on Mar 11, 2022

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 11, 2022. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

16 Cosponsors (16 Republicans)

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Mar 11, 2022
 
Introduced

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H.R. 7058 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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