S.1712 - SIMPLE Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 08/02/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/02/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1712 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.