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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Public Service Appreciation Through Loan Forgiveness Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to create a reduction schedule for public service loan forgiveness, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/11/2021Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
01/11/2021Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/11/2021Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Education and Labor01/11/2021 Referred to

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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.