Markup

H.R. 1911: Smarter Solutions for Students Act, & H.R. 1949: Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act


Subcommittee: Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee Date: Thursday, May 16, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM

Agenda

H.R. 1911:

Amdt./
Motion
Offered ByDescriptionAction Taken

# 1

Mrs. Foxx amendment in the nature of a substitute adopted by voice vote  

# 2

Mr. Tierney

sets interest rates equal to rates available to the nation's largest banks through theFederal Reserve discount window, as set every July 1st, on Stafford loans for a period of 2 years

defeated by 14 yeas and 23 nays

# 3

Mr. Heck applies savings achieved in underlying legislation to pell grants offered and withdrawn  

# 4

Mr.Courtney

maintains interest rates for Subsidized Stafford loans at the current level of 3.4 percent for a period of 2 years

defeated by 15 yeas and 21 nays

# 5

Mr. Heck applies savings achieved in underlying legislation to student loan repayment incentive programs offered and withdrawn  
motion Mr. Petri report the bill, as amended adopted by 24 yeas and 13 nays

Minority Views

Minority Views on H.R. 1911

H.R. 1949:

Amdt./
Motion
Offered ByDescriptionAction Taken

# 1

Mr. Messer amendment in the nature of a substitute adopted by voice vote
motion Mr. Mckeon report the bill to the House, as amended adopted by voice vote

 

Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), senior Democrat

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