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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 1595 Introduced in House (IH)]

  1st Session
                                H. R. 1595

    To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced 
            interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans.



                             April 17, 2013

 Mr. Courtney (for himself, Mr. Bishop of New York, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. 
 Braley of Iowa, Mrs. Bustos, Mrs. Capps, Mr. Cardenas, Mr. Carson of 
Indiana, Mr. Castro of Texas, Mr. Cicilline, Ms. Clarke, Mr. Cohen, Mr. 
    Connolly, Ms. DeLauro, Ms. DelBene, Mr. Dingell, Mr. Doyle, Ms. 
Duckworth, Ms. Edwards, Ms. Esty, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Higgins, Mr. Himes, 
Mr. Hinojosa, Mr. Holt, Mr. Horsford, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Kilmer, Mr. 
Langevin, Mr. Larsen of Washington, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Lee 
of California, Mr. Lewis, Mr. Loebsack, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New 
 York, Mr. Markey, Mr. McDermott, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Moore, Mr. Nadler, 
 Ms. Norton, Mr. Peters of Michigan, Ms. Pingree of Maine, Mr. Polis, 
 Mr. Rangel, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Mr. 
 Sarbanes, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Schrader, Ms. Schwartz, Ms. 
 Shea-Porter, Ms. Slaughter, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Vela, Mr. 
Walz, Mr. Waxman, Mr. Welch, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Conyers, Mr. Al Green of 
  Texas, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Mr. Thompson of California, Mr. Peters of 
 California, Mr. Tierney, Mr. Lynch, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Ben Ray Lujan 
   of New Mexico, Mr. Vargas, Ms. Bordallo, Ms. Eshoo, Ms. Castor of 
Florida, Ms. Titus, Mrs. Davis of California, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Enyart, 
    Mr. Foster, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Kind, Mr. 
 Matheson, Mr. McIntyre, Mr. O'Rourke, Mr. Rush, Mr. Sablan, Mr. Smith 
 of Washington, Mr. Capuano, and Ms. Wilson of Florida) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and 
                             the Workforce


                                 A BILL

    To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced 
            interest rate for Federal Direct Stafford Loans.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    This Act may be cited as the ``Student Loan Relief Act of 2013''.


    Subparagraph (D) of section 455(b)(7) of the Higher Education Act 
of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1087e(b)(7)) is amended--
            (1) in the matter preceding clause (i), by striking 
        ``2013'' and inserting ``2015''; and
            (2) in clause (v), by striking ``2013'' and inserting