H.R.3690 - Katrina College Student Relief Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 09/07/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3690 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/07/2005)
Katrina College Student Relief Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to waive certain requirements for repayment of federal student grant assistance by students if: (1) they were residing in, employed in, or attending an institution of higher education located in a major disaster area; (2) their attendance was interrupted because of the disaster's impact on them or the institution; and (3) their withdrawal ended within the academic year during which the major disaster designation occurred or during the next succeeding academic year.
Provides such students with deferments for certain student loan obligations for up to six months.
Directs the Secretary to recalculate the expected family contribution for such students.