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Servicemember Student Loan Interest Relief Act

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A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide that interest shall not accrue on Federal Direct Loans for members of the Armed Forces on active duty regardless of the date of disbursement.


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10/13/2009Introduced in Senate

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10/13/2009Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions10/13/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (10/13/2009)

Servicemember Student Loan Interest Relief Act - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow members of the Armed Forces serving on active duty in hostile areas to benefit from the provision barring the accrual of interest on their student loans under the Federal Direct Loan program regardless of the date their loan was first disbursed. (Currently, their loan must be disbursed on or after October 1, 2008, to qualify for such treatment.)

Eliminates the restriction of such benefit on direct consolidation loans to that portion of the loan which is used to repay direct loans.