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Education & Labor Committee Republicans

Full Committee

May 16, 2013
H.R. 1911, "Smarter Solutions for Students Act"
Ordered favorably reported to the House, as amended, by a vote of 24 yeas and 13 nays.
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Amdt./
Motion
Offered By Description Action Taken Roll Call

# 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 Federal Reserve discount window, as set every July 1st, on Stafford loans for a period of 2 years

defeated by 14 yeas and 23 nays No. 1

# 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 Heck applies savings achieved in underlying legislation to pell grants offered and withdrawn  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 No. 2

# 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 Heck applies savings achieved in underlying legislation to student loan repayment incentive programs offered and withdrawn  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 No. 3

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