H.R. 6889 - To Extend the Authority of the Secretary of Education to Purchase Guaranteed Student Loans for an Additional Year, and for Other

Higher education. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 17, 2008.

To Extend the Authority of the Secretary of Education to Purchase Guaranteed Student Loans for an Additional Year, and for Other

H.R. 6889 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
    Sponsor
    George Miller
    Co-Sponsors
    Subjects
    • Higher education
    • Budgets
    • Colleges
    • Congress
    • Congressional reporting requirements
    • Education
    • Federally-guaranteed loans
    • Finance
    • Government lending
    • Student loan funds
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    Major Actions
    Introduced9/15/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Passed House9/15/2008
    Passed Senate9/17/2008
    Signed by President10/07/2008
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 6889 To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules9/15/2008This bill PASSED the House
    368 voted YES 4 voted NO 61 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/17/2008PASSED by voice vote
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced9/15/2008
    9/15/2008Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
    9/15/2008Mr. Hinojosa moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    9/15/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
    9/15/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6889.
    9/15/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    9/15/2008Considered as unfinished business.
    select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/15/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 6889 To extend the authority of the Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an additional year, and for other purposes - Under Suspension of the Rules
    9/16/2008Received in the Senate, read twice.
    Presented to President9/17/2008Cleared for White House.
    currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/17/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
    9/18/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
    Presented to President9/26/2008Presented to President.
    Enacted10/07/2008Became Public Law No: 110-350.
    Signed10/07/2008Signed by President.
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    To Extend the Authority of the Secretary of Education to Purchase Guaranteed Student Loans for an Additional Year, and for Other Purposes.: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

    3 organizations supported this bill

    Career College Association
    (n.d.). Career College Association Urges Congress to Protect Students by Passing HR 6889. Retrieved n.d., from .
    National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
    (n.d.). House Extends ECASLA For Another Year. Retrieved n.d., from .
    New America Foundation
    (n.d.). An Opportunity to Aid Borrowers. Retrieved n.d., from .

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$11,500$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$133,476$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$1,000$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$8,100$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$107,850$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$90,550$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$17,500$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$50,100$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$34,733$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$72,050$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$82,497$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$75,750$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$11,850$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$31,525$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$63,038$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$23,700$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$99,575$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$107,073$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$18,410$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$99,512$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$112,900$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$474,878$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$19,500$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$8,250$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$239,780$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$77,450$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$57,640$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$179,200$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$142,025$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$1,000$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$32,200$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$81,850$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$92,950$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$80,813$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$9,500$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$18,950$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$68,100$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$44,050$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$22,049$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$46,925$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,575$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$31,748$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$30,000$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$23,250$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$9,600$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$106,899$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$77,950$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$90,100$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$38,700$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$18,500$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,250$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$47,074$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$95,850$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$42,354$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$46,000$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$4,200$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$129,824$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$80,048$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$74,487$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$16,900$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$71,300$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$315,550$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$35,750$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$44,300$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$110,625$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$36,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$61,150$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,984$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$81,050$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,250$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$31,400$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$63,205$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$41,450$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$109,350$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$200,098$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$47,888$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,300$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$106,740$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,300$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,300$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$147,200$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$21,950$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$150,050$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$22,100$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$47,526$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$85,050$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$39,350$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$217,725$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$53,530$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$10,550$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$117,655$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$42,299$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$119,144$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$36,900$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$89,980$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$54,500$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$70,000$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$15,025$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$55,900$0Yes

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Vote
    Daniel K. AkakaDHI$11,500$0Yes
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$133,476$0Yes
    Alan Wayne AllardRCO$1,000$0Yes
    John BarrassoRWY$8,100$0Yes
    Max BaucusDMT$107,850$0Yes
    Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$90,550$0Yes
    Bob BennettRUT$17,500$0Yes
    Joe BidenDDE$50,100$0Yes
    Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$34,733$0Yes
    Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$72,050$0Yes
    Barbara BoxerDCA$82,497$0Yes
    Sherrod BrownDOH$75,750$0Yes
    Sam BrownbackRKS$11,850$0Yes
    Jim BunningRKY$31,525$0Yes
    Richard BurrRNC$63,038$0Yes
    Robert ByrdDWV$23,700$0Yes
    Maria CantwellDWA$99,575$0Yes
    Ben CardinDMD$107,073$0Yes
    Tom CarperDDE$18,410$0Yes
    Bob CaseyDPA$99,512$0Yes
    Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$112,900$0Yes
    Hillary ClintonDNY$474,878$0Yes
    Tom CoburnROK$19,500$0Yes
    William Thad CochranRMS$8,250$0Yes
    Norm ColemanRMN$239,780$0Yes
    Susan CollinsRME$77,450$0Yes
    Gaylord Kent ConradDND$57,640$0Yes
    Bob CorkerRTN$179,200$0Yes
    John CornynRTX$142,025$0Yes
    Larry CraigRID$1,000$0Yes
    Mike CrapoRID$32,200$0Yes
    Jim DeMintRSC$81,850$0Yes
    Chris DoddDCT$92,950$0Yes
    Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$80,813$0Yes
    Pete DomeniciRNM$9,500$0Yes
    Byron DorganDND$18,950$0Yes
    Dick DurbinDIL$68,100$0Yes
    John EnsignRNV$44,050$0Yes
    Mike EnziRWY$22,049$0Yes
    Russ FeingoldDWI$46,925$0Yes
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$53,575$0Yes
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$31,748$0Yes
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$30,000$0Yes
    Judd GreggRNH$23,250$0Yes
    Chuck HagelRNE$9,600$0Yes
    Tom HarkinDIA$106,899$0Yes
    Orrin HatchRUT$77,950$0Yes
    Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$90,100$0Yes
    Jim InhofeROK$38,700$0Yes
    Dan InouyeDHI$18,500$0Yes
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$125,250$0Yes
    Tim JohnsonDSD$47,074$0Yes
    Ted KennedyDMA$95,850$0Yes
    John KerryDMA$42,354$0Yes
    Amy KlobucharDMN$46,000$0Yes
    Herb KohlDWI$4,200$0Yes
    Jon KylRAZ$129,824$0Yes
    Mary LandrieuDLA$80,048$0Yes
    Frank LautenbergDNJ$74,487$0Yes
    Patrick LeahyDVT$16,900$0Yes
    Carl LevinDMI$71,300$0Yes
    Joe LiebermanICT$315,550$0Yes
    Blanche LincolnDAR$35,750$0Yes
    Dick LugarRIN$44,300$0Yes
    Mel MartinezRFL$110,625$0Yes
    John McCainRAZ$36,000$0Yes
    Claire McCaskillDMO$61,150$0Yes
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$92,984$0Yes
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$81,050$0Yes
    Barbara MikulskiDMD$41,250$0Yes
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$31,400$0Yes
    Patty MurrayDWA$63,205$0Yes
    Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$41,450$0Yes
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$109,350$0Yes
    Barack ObamaDIL$200,098$0Yes
    Mark PryorDAR$47,888$0Yes
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$38,300$0Yes
    Harry ReidDNV$106,740$0Yes
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$36,300$0Yes
    John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,300$0Yes
    Ken SalazarDCO$147,200$0Yes
    Bernie SandersIVT$21,950$0Yes
    Chuck SchumerDNY$150,050$0Yes
    Jeff SessionsRAL$22,100$0Yes
    Richard ShelbyRAL$47,526$0Yes
    Gordon SmithROR$85,050$0Yes
    Olympia SnoweRME$39,350$0Yes
    Arlen SpecterDPA$217,725$0Yes
    Debbie StabenowDMI$53,530$0Yes
    Ted StevensRAK$10,550$0Yes
    John SununuRNH$117,655$0Yes
    Jon TesterDMT$42,299$0Yes
    John ThuneRSD$119,144$0Yes
    David VitterRLA$36,900$0Yes
    George VoinovichROH$89,980$0Yes
    John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
    Jim WebbDVA$54,500$0Yes
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$70,000$0Yes
    Roger WickerRMS$15,025$0Yes
    Ron WydenDOR$55,900$0Yes

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Finance, Insurance & Real Estate$5,511,198
    Non-profit foundations$1,318,450
    Technical, business and vocational schools & svcs$276,884

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