Summary: S.1712 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/02/2017)

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.