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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

SIMPLE Act
Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the automatic recertification of income for income-driven repayment plans, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
07/28/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
07/28/2017Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/2017Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
07/28/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6]* 07/28/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6]* 07/28/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7]* 07/28/2017
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 10/04/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 10/04/2017

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and the Workforce07/28/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means07/28/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (07/28/2017)

Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education Act or the SIMPLE Act

This bill requires the Department of Education to establish and implement a process for automatically recertifying a borrowers' income to determine eligibility for a loan discharge due to permanent and total disability under the Federal Family Education Loan Program.

In addition, the bill establishes a process for enrolling a delinquent borrower in federal student loan repayment in an income-driven repayment plan.