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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

ASPIRE Act
American Science Principal and Interest Reduction and Employment Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reduce the principal amount on loans made to STEM majors.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/07/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
02/07/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/07/2017 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1058)
Action By: House of Representatives
02/07/2017 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 Workforce02/07/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

As of 08/23/2017 no related bill information has been received for H.R.926 - ASPIRE Act.

Subjects (5)

  • Education programs funding
  • Higher education
  • Science and engineering education
  • Student aid and college costs

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Introduced in House (02/07/2017)

American Science Principal and Interest Reduction and Employment Act or the ASPIRE Act

This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Department of Education to establish a program to cancel 25% of the outstanding balance of principal due on a Federal Direct Loan made to a student or parent of a student who graduates from an undergraduate STEM program.

An undergraduate STEM program is a degree or certificate program related to science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at an institution of higher education.