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Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2015

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A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, with respect to certain exceptions to discharge in bankruptcy.

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03/12/2015Introduced in Senate

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03/12/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1497)
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Senate Judiciary03/12/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2015)

Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2015

This bill amends federal bankruptcy law to make privately issued student loans dischargeable in bankruptcy. Under current law, student loans (whether issued privately or by a governmental unit) are dischargeable only if excepting the loans from dischargeability would impose undue hardship on the debtor and the debtor's dependents.