H.R.3047 - To authorize borrowers of loans under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program to modify the interest rate of such loans to be equal to the interest rate for such loans at the time of modification.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] (Introduced 08/02/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/13/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3047 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/02/2013)
Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow a borrower of a loan under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan program to modify the interest rate on such a loan so that its interest rate is equal to the interest rate it would bear if first disbursed at the time of modification.
Fixes that interest rate for the life of the loan, unless the borrower elects to modify it again.