S. 953 - Student Loan Affordability Act

Taxation. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans, to limit earnings stripping by expatriated entities, to provide for modifications related to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans, to limit earnings stripping by expatriated entities, to provide for modifications related to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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The bill was voted on in the Senate on June 6, 2013 
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Student Loan Affordability Act

S. 953 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans, to limit earnings stripping by expatriated entities, to provide for modifications related to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rate for undergraduate Federal Direct Stafford Loans, to modify required distribution rules for pension plans, to limit earnings stripping by expatriated entities, to provide for modifications related to the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Student Loan Affordability Act
  • Student Loan Affordability Act
Sponsor
Jack Reed
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Taxation
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Foreign and international corporations
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government trust funds
  • Higher education
  • Income tax deductions
  • Interest, dividends, interest rates
  • Oil and gas
  • Pollution liability
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Water quality
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    Major Actions
    Introduced5/14/2013
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteSenateOn the Cloture Motion S. 9536/06/2013This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
    51 voted YES 46 voted NO 2 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced5/14/2013
    5/14/2013Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
    5/14/2013Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar5/15/2013Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
    6/04/2013Motion to proceed to consideration of measure, by unanimous consent, made in Senate.
    6/04/2013Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to measure presented in Senate.
    select this voteVote6/06/2013On the Cloture Motion S. 953
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from Teachers unions, which…

    supported this bill

    Teachers unions$1,133,640
    $1,133,640

    1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Student Loan Affordability Act

    1 organization supported this bill

    National Education Association
    National Education Association (2013). Legislative Action Center. Retrieved June 25, 2013, from National Education Association.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from Teachers unions interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$42,280$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$7,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$27,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$21,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$28,150$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$26,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$35,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$37,250$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$17,750$0
    Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$31,150$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$22,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$36,100$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$15,300$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$40,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$20,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$2,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,000$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$25,550$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$25,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$27,750$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,250$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$49,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$33,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$21,210$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$22,400$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$20,100$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$10,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$20,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,950$0
    Jon TesterDMT$22,750$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$20,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$20,500$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$24,200$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$31,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$16,000$0

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$42,280$0
    John BarrassoRWY$0$0
    Max BaucusDMT$7,000$0
    Mark BegichDAK$27,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$22,750$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$15,000$0
    Roy BluntRMO$0$0
    John BoozmanRAR$0$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$21,150$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$28,150$0
    Richard BurrRNC$0$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$500$0
    Ben CardinDMD$21,000$0
    Tom CarperDDE$2,000$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$26,000$0
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
    Tom CoburnROK$0$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$35,750$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
    John CornynRTX$0$0
    William M. CowanDMA$0$0
    Mike CrapoRID$1,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$0$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$37,250$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$17,750$0
    Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$11,000$0
    Deb FischerRNE$0$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
    Al FrankenDMN$31,150$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,000$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
    Kay R. HaganDNC$22,000$0
    Tom HarkinDIA$500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$36,100$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$15,300$0
    Dean HellerRNV$0$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$40,000$0
    John HoevenRND$5,000$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
    Mike JohannsRNE$-100$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
    Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
    Tim KaineDVA$20,250$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
    Mark KirkRIL$2,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$20,000$0
    Mary L. LandrieuDLA$25,550$0
    Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$18,500$0
    Mike LeeRUT$0$0
    Carl LevinDMI$0$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$25,000$0
    John McCainRAZ$0$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$27,750$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$22,500$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$20,250$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$12,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$4,000$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$8,500$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$49,000$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$33,000$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$20,750$0
    Rand PaulRKY$0$0
    Rob PortmanROH$0$0
    Mark L. PryorDAR$21,210$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$17,250$0
    Harry ReidDNV$22,400$0
    Jim RischRID$0$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0
    Marco RubioRFL$0$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$20,100$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$10,000$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$18,250$0
    Tim ScottRSC$0$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$20,500$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$17,950$0
    Jon TesterDMT$22,750$0
    John ThuneRSD$0$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
    Mark UdallDCO$20,000$0
    Tom UdallDNM$20,500$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$24,200$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$31,500$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$22,450$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
    Ron WydenDOR$16,000$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Teachers unions$1,133,640

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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