Summary: H.R.5549 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5549. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/18/2018)

Helping Individuals Get a Higher Education while Reducing Education Debt Act or the HIGHER ED Act

This bill assists certain student borrowers with reducing their debt for higher education. Among other things, the bill allows existing public and private students loans to be refinanced into federal loans, broadly changes loan terms, such as repayment and interest for student loans, authorizes graduate and professional students to receive subsidized Stafford Loans, and makes federal student loans dischargeable in bankruptcy proceedings.