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Titles (3)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

PSLF Modernization Act
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Modernization Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modernize and improve the public service loan forgiveness program, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
09/18/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date All Actions
09/18/2019Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/18/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (12)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Education and Labor09/18/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/18/2019)

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Modernization Act or the PSLF Modernization Act

This bill revises provisions related to the public service loan forgiveness program.

Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish a comprehensive database identifying each qualified public service employer and each position offered by such employer that is a public service job. ED must also establish a process whereby an employer may submit a certification that it is a qualified public service employer.

In addition, the bill prohibits ED from requiring a borrower to apply for and be denied loan cancellation pursuant to the public service loan forgiveness program as a condition of eligibility for loan forgiveness under the Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. ED must also develop and make publicly available an online tool where borrowers may learn more about the expanded program, determine their eligibility for forgiveness, and identify any requirements for participation.