Summary: H.R.251 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.251. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (01/11/2021)

Public Service Appreciation Through Loan Forgiveness Act

This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to implement a partial student loan forgiveness reduction schedule and conduct awareness activities relating to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

Specifically, ED must

  • implement a public service loan forgiveness reduction schedule to cancel principal and interest due on Federal Direct Loans based on the number of payments made by the borrower,
  • develop informational materials relating to the eligibility requirements of the PSLF program,
  • make the informational materials available on its website and conduct outreach to not-for-profit institutions and government organizations about the availability of these materials, and
  • establish an online portal for borrowers to submit employment certification forms.