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S. 2098 - Students Before Profits Act of 2015

Education. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the determination of cohort default rates and provide for enhanced civil penalties, to ensure personal liability of owners, officers, and executives of institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Students Before Profits Act of 2015

S. 2098 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the determination of cohort default rates and provide for enhanced civil penalties, to ensure personal liability of owners, officers, and executives of institutions of higher education, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to improve the determination of cohort default rates and provide for enhanced civil penalties, to ensure personal liability of owners, officers, and executives of institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Students Before Profits Act of 2015
  • Students Before Profits Act of 2015
Sponsor
Christopher Murphy
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Education programs funding
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Higher education
  • Student aid and college costs
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/29/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/29/2015
9/29/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
9/29/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$910,780
$750
$374,750
$1,286,280
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Students Before Profits Act of 2015

3 organizations supported this bill

American Federation of Teachers
American Federation of Teachers (2015, September 30). AFT’s Weingarten on Introduction of Students Before Profits Act. Retrieved October 14, 2015, from American Federation of Teachers.
Service Employees International Union
Doyle, Bryan (2015, October 7). Senators introduce bill to hold for-profit colleges accountable. Retrieved November 16, 2015, from SEIU.
Student Debt Crisis
Student Debt Crisis (2015, October 1). SDC Statement on The Students Before Profit Act. Retrieved October 14, 2015, from Student Debt Crisis.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
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$48,030$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$39,750$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$37,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$31,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$31,900$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$22,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$40,400$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$30,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,450$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$25,300$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$30,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$25,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$30,000$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$15,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$58,500$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$38,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$31,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$2,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$45,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$30,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$30,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$60,750$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,750$0
Harry ReidDNV$9,900$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$26,050$0
Ben SasseRNE$2,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$30,250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$32,700$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$31,750$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,200$0
Dan SullivanRAK$500$0
Jon TesterDMT$28,500$0
John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$35,500$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$20,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$37,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$17,000$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$2,000$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$48,030$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$15,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,000$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$39,750$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$37,600$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$1,000$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$31,000$0
Tom CarperDDE$7,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$31,900$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$2,000$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$21,000$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$25,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$22,000$0
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$21,000$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$40,400$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$30,000$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$26,450$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$25,300$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$30,000$0
John HoevenRND$2,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$25,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$5,000$0
Mark KirkRIL$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$30,000$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$20,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$15,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$58,500$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$38,500$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$31,000$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$2,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$5,000$0
Chris MurphyDCT$45,000$0
Patty MurrayDWA$30,750$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$30,750$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$60,750$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$25,750$0
Harry ReidDNV$9,900$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$26,050$0
Ben SasseRNE$2,000$0
Brian SchatzDHI$30,250$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$32,700$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$31,750$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$33,200$0
Dan SullivanRAK$500$0
Jon TesterDMT$28,500$0
John ThuneRSD$1,000$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$35,500$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$20,700$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,750$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$37,050$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$17,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Teachers unions$910,780
Commercial service unions$374,750
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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