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PLUS Loan Borrower Protection Act of 2008

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A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to maintain eligibility, for Federal PLUS loans, of borrowers who are 90 or more days delinquent on mortgage loan payments, or for whom foreclosure proceedings have been initiated, with respect to their primary residence.


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Date
04/21/2008Introduced in Senate

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Date
04/21/2008Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3208-3209)
Action By: Senate
04/21/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3208)
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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions04/21/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/21/2008)

PLUS Loan Borrower Protection Act of 2008 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965, with respect to eligibility for a PLUS Federal Family Education Loan, to specify an extenuating circumstance for purposes of determining if a borrower has an adverse credit history on the basis of a mortgage loan delinquency or foreclosure.

Declares that an extenuating circumstance exists if, at any time from January 1, 2007, through December 31, 2112, the borrower is 90 or more days delinquent on mortgage loan payments, or foreclosure proceedings have been initiated, with respect to the borrower's primary residence.