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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Fairness in Forgiveness Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand eligibility for public service student loan forgiveness to certain contractor employees of national laboratories.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
06/21/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
06/21/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/21/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (7)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce06/21/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

As of 12/16/2017 no related bill information has been received for H.R.2992 - Fairness in Forgiveness Act of 2017.

Subjects (8)

  • Department of Energy
  • Energy research
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Higher education
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Research administration and funding
  • Student aid and college costs

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (06/21/2017)

Fairness in Forgiveness Act of 2017

This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include as a public service job for purposes of the public service loan forgiveness program a full-time job as an employee of a management and operating contractor of a national laboratory owned by the Department of Energy.

This bill and its amendments take effect as if enacted on October 1, 2007.