ERIC Number: ED332621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar-14
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Amendments Enacted Since 1980 To Control Guaranteed Student Loan Defaults. CRS Report for Congress.
Fraas, Charlotte J.
Congress, over the past decade, has enacted a number of laws with provisions aimed at preventing defaults and improving collections on defaulted student loans. This report presents a synopsis of legislative provisions enacted to combat student loan defaults beginning with the Education Amendments of 1980. The laws included in the report are: Education Amendments of 1980, P.L. 96-374; Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1981, P.L. 97-35; Student Financial Assistance Technical Amendments of 1982, P.L. 97-301; Student Loan Consolidation and Technical Amendments Act of 1983,, P.L. 98-79; Deficit Reduction Act of 1984, P.L. 98-369; Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation of 1986 (COBRA), P.L. 99-272, as amended; Higher Education Amendments of 1986, P.L. 99-498; Family Support Act of 1988, P.L. 100-485; An Act to Amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to Prevent Abuses in the Supplemental Loans for Students Program under Part B of Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for Other Purposes, P.L. 100-369; Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations Acts of 1990 (P.L. 101-166) and 1991 (P.L. 101-517); Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Acts of 1989 (P.L. 101-239) and 1990 (P.L. 101-508); Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act, P.L. 101-542; and National and Community Service Act of 1990, P.L. 101-610. (LPT)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.
Identifiers: Guaranteed Student Loan Program