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Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2015

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A bill to amend section 455(m) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to allow adjunct faculty members to qualify for public service loan forgiveness.


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06/11/2015Introduced in Senate

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06/11/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4106-4107; text of measure as introduced: CR S4107)
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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN]* 06/11/2015

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Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions06/11/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (06/11/2015)

Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2015

This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to treat part-time teachers as public service employees, for purposes of the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan forgiveness program for public service employees, if they: (1) teach at least one course at an institution of higher education, a postsecondary vocational institution, or a Tribal College or University; and (2) do not have another full-time job. (Public service employees must make 120 monthly payments on such loans as public service employees to qualify for Direct Loan forgiveness under the program.)