S. 1068 - Student Loan Simplification and Opportunity Act of 2011

Education. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for temporary student loan debt conversion authority. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Student Loan Simplification and Opportunity Act of 2011

S. 1068 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for temporary student loan debt conversion authority. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for temporary student loan debt conversion authority.
Other Titles
  • Student Loan Simplification and Opportunity Act of 2011
Sponsor
Sherrod Brown
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Education
  • Education programs funding
  • Government lending and loan guarantees
  • Higher education
  • Student aid and college costs
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Major Actions
Introduced5/25/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced5/25/2011
5/25/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3345)
5/25/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Education, which…

supported this bill

Education$504,660
$504,660

1 Organization Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Student Loan Simplification and Opportunity Act of 2011

1 organization supported this bill

National Direct Student Loan Coalition
Hoover, Nancy & Margaret Rodriquez (2011, May 25). National Direct Student Loan Coalition Supports Senator Brown’s Effort to Simplify the Student Loan Repayment Process. Retrieved August 5, 2011, from Direct Student Loan Coalition.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from Education interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,600$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,750$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$22,300$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$17,400$0
Scott BrownRMA$15,406$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$16,850$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,694$0
Ben CardinDMD$4,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,250$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,700$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,500$0
John CornynRTX$3,800$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$5,168$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$15,694$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,700$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$5,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$15,843$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$3,750$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$200$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,910$0
Mark KirkRIL$2,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,744$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$18,230$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,950$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,225$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,950$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,100$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,400$0
John McCainRAZ$1,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$8,694$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,250$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,950$0
Rand PaulRKY$500$0
Rob PortmanROH$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$21,700$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,450$0
Marco RubioRFL$750$0
Bernie SandersIVT$1,450$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$750$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,840$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$8,694$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,500$0
John ThuneRSD$15,935$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$700$0
Mark UdallDCO$8,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,750$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,283$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$6,600$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Max BaucusDMT$1,750$0
Mark BegichDAK$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$22,300$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,500$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$12,900$0
Roy BluntRMO$0$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$17,400$0
Scott BrownRMA$15,406$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$16,850$0
Richard BurrRNC$0$0
Maria CantwellDWA$7,694$0
Ben CardinDMD$4,950$0
Tom CarperDDE$1,250$0
Bob CaseyDPA$1,250$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$11,700$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$3,900$0
Tom CoburnROK$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,000$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$1,200$0
Bob CorkerRTN$10,500$0
John CornynRTX$3,800$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0
Dick DurbinDIL$4,500$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$5,168$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$15,694$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,000$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$3,700$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$5,850$0
Tom HarkinDIA$15,843$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$3,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$3,750$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$200$0
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,000$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$10,910$0
Mark KirkRIL$2,300$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$4,744$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$0$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$18,230$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$2,950$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$2,225$0
Mike LeeRUT$7,950$0
Carl LevinDMI$6,100$0
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0
Dick LugarRIN$2,200$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$7,400$0
John McCainRAZ$1,750$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$8,694$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,100$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$4,500$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,600$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$3,600$0
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$1,250$0
Patty MurrayDWA$10,250$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$4,950$0
Rand PaulRKY$500$0
Rob PortmanROH$250$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$10,500$0
Harry ReidDNV$21,700$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$3,000$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$14,450$0
Marco RubioRFL$750$0
Bernie SandersIVT$1,450$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$10,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$750$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$11,840$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Olympia SnoweRME$2,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$8,694$0
Jon TesterDMT$3,500$0
John ThuneRSD$15,935$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$700$0
Mark UdallDCO$8,300$0
Tom UdallDNM$3,750$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$14,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$0$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$15,283$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,850$0
Ron WydenDOR$3,000$0

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