H.R.3926 - To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to discharge student loans for borrowers who are determined by the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration to be under a disability without expectation of medical or functional improvement.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] (Introduced 01/21/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||06/13/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3926 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/21/2014)
Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to discharge a student borrower's loan under the Federal Family Education Loan program if the borrower: (1) has been determined by the Commissioner of Social Security to be under a disability without expectation of medical or functional improvement, and (2) provides the Secretary with documentation of that determination.
Considers such a borrower to be permanently and totally disabled.
Prohibits such a borrower from being required to present additional documentation regarding his or her disability.