H.R.1529: Student Aid Expansion Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about education
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Sponsor Joaquín Castro, D-Texas
Total Cosponsors 4 (All Democrats)
Introduced April 12, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Student Aid Expansion Act of 2013 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to exempt interest-free private education loans that are provided and administered by a state and eligible for complete forgiveness under conditions determined by that state from rules and regulations applicable to preferred lender arrangements between lenders and institutions of higher education (IHE) or IHE-affiliated organizations. (Preferred lender arrangements must comply with certain requirements designed to protect students' best interests when schools choose preferred lenders and recommend, promote, or endorse their loans.)

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 12, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.