S. 1712 - SIMPLE Act

Education. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the automatic recertification of income for income-driven repayment plans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

SIMPLE Act

S. 1712 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the automatic recertification of income for income-driven repayment plans, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the automatic recertification of income for income-driven repayment plans, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • SIMPLE Act
  • SIMPLE Act
  • Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education Act
  • Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education Act
  • SIMPLE Act
Sponsor
Ron Wyden
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Higher education
  • Income tax deductions
  • Student aid and college costs
  • Tax administration and collection, taxpayers
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced8/02/2017
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/02/2017
8/02/2017Introduced in Senate
8/02/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Consumer groups, which…

support this bill

Consumer groups$10,650
$10,650

1 Organization Supports and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
SIMPLE Act

1 organization support this bill

Consumer Action
Consumer Action (2017, September 21). S 1712: The SIMPLE Act. Retrieved September 21, 2017, from Consumer Action.

0 organizations oppose this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from Consumer groups interest groups, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Support
$ From Interest Groups
That Oppose
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$0
Ben CardinDMD$0$0
Tom CarperDDE$0$0
Bob CaseyDPA$500$0
Bill CassidyRLA$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$0$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$0$0
Steve DainesRMT$0$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
Tammy DuckworthDIL$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$0$0
Cory GardnerRCO$0$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Kamala D. HarrisDCA$0$0
Margaret Wood HassanDNH$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$0
Dean HellerRNV$0$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$0$0
John KennedyRLA$0$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$0
John McCainRAZ$0$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0
Chris MurphyDCT$0$0
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$0
Rob PortmanROH$0$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$0$0
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$0$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0
Tim ScottRSC$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$250$0
Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$0$0
John ThuneRSD$0$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$0$0
Chris Van HollenDMD$9,900$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0
Ron WydenDOR$0$0
Todd YoungRIN$0$0

Interest Groups that support this bill

$ Donated
Consumer groups$10,650

Interest Groups that oppose this bill

$ Donated
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