Congressional Update – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016


The bill below was recently introduced on Capitol Hill and it involves student loans. If you would like to learn more about the bill, please click the link below. But for now, here is a snippet from the bill.

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016

H.R. 2029 — Introduced

…the HEA, and subpart 1 of part A of title VII of the Public Health Service Act, $1,551,854,000, to remain available through September 30, 2017: Provided, That the Secretary shall, no later than March 1, 2016, allocate new student loan borrower accounts to eligible student loan servicers on the basis of their performance compared to all loan servicers utilizing established common metrics, and on the basis of the capacity of each servicer to process new and existing accounts. Higher Education For c…

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