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Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers and Ranchers Act

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to establish a student loan forgiveness plan for certain borrowers who are employed at a qualified farm or ranch.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
07/18/2019Introduced in Senate

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07/18/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Udall, Tom [D-NM]* 07/18/2019
Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] 10/21/2019
Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN] 02/27/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions07/18/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/18/2019)

Student Loan Forgiveness for Farmers and Ranchers Act

This bill establishes a student loan forgiveness program for certain farmers or ranchers.

Specifically, it requires the Department of Education to cancel the balance of interest and principal due on a borrower's Federal Direct Loans after such borrower makes 120 monthly loan payments under a specified repayment plan while employed full-time at a qualified farm or ranch.