H.R.1911 - Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013. view all titles (8)

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  • Short: Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 as enacted.
  • Official: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013. as introduced.
  • Short: Smarter Solutions for Students Act as introduced.
  • Short: Smarter Solutions for Students Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act as passed house.
  • Short: Smarter Solutions for Students Act as passed house.
  • Official: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish interest rates for new loans made on or after July 1, 2013, to direct the Secretary of Education to convene the Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary Education Data to conduct a study on improvements to postsecondary education transparency at the Federal level, and for other purposes. as amended by house.
  • Short: Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 as passed senate.

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Jul 24, 2013Passed Senate, under the order of 7/23/2013, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 81 - 18. Record Vote Number: 185.
Jul 24, 2013Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Jul 18, 2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
Jul 17, 2013Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jun 03, 2013Received in the Senate.
May 23, 2013Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 23, 2013On passage Passed by recorded vote: 221 - 198 (Roll no. 183).
May 23, 2013On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 194 - 223 (Roll no. 182).
May 23, 2013The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
May 23, 2013DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Sinema motion to recommit with instructions pending a reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment adding a new section pertaining to protecting students from teaser interest rates that lead to higher long-term costs. Subsequently, the reservation was removed.

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