117th Congress H.R. 1285 / S. 449 Dental Loan Repayment Assistance Act would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain federally-subsidized loan repayments for dental school faculty. This bill was created to address the significant difficulties in recruiting qualified individuals to fill faculty positions, especially acute in pediatric dentistry.
117th Congress H.R. 1918: Student Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act
would allow student borrowers to refinance certain federal student loans at lower interest rates, lower future student loan interest rates, eliminate student loan origination fees, and allow some delayed interest accrual and deferred payments for qualifying borrowers.
117th Congress H.R. 2090: Student Loan Disclosure Transparency Act of 2021
would require federal student loan borrowers to receive detailed monthly reporting on their loans, including projected payments, accrued interest, total cost of attendance, and other specifics delivered in clear and direct terms.
117th Congress H.R. 2160 - Student Loan Refinancing Act would allow a borrower of a Federal Direct Loan to modify the interest rate on the loan to the current applicable rate.
117th Congress H.R. 3297: Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2021 would establish a student loan repayment program for public health professionals.
117th Congress H.R. 4122/ S. 3658: REDI Act would allow borrowers in medical or dental internships or residency programs to defer student loan payments until the completion of their programs.
117th Congress H.R. 4631: Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act would reinstate eligibility for graduate and professional students with financial need to receive Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans, which are only available to undergraduate students.
117th Congress HR 4726: Student Loan Interest Deduction Act of 2021 would double the student loan interest deduction (from $2,500 to $5,000) and eliminate the income limits that prevent those with higher incomes from reaping the benefit.
117th Congress H.R. 5602 / S. 3244: BIO Preparedness Workforce Act of 2021 would provide loan repayment to health care professionals who dedicate their time to working in public health preparedness and response, or providing infectious disease care in underserved areas or federally funded facilities.
117th Congress S. 847: Student Loan Tax Elimination Act would amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate origination fees on Federal Direct loans.