H.R.1595: Student Loan Relief 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 Joe Courtney, D-Conn.
Total Cosponsors 171 (171 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced April 17, 2013
Latest Major Action July 8, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

Student Loan Relief Act of 2013 - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the 3.4% interest rate on Federal Direct Stafford loans to loans first disbursed to undergraduate students between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2015.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
June 13, 2013 Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 113-2. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
April 17, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.