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Legislation and Regulations


Education-Related Legislation and Regulations

Read AccessLex Institute's blog posts and other resources on higher education legislation and regulations:

 

May 5, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports H.R. 2874, the Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

 

May 5, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports S. 1464, the Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

 

April 27, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports H.R. 2627, the Pell to Grad Act

 

April 26, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports S. 1360, the Child Care for Working Families Act

 

April 26, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports H.R. 2817, the Child Care for Working Families Act

 

April 19, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Calls on Congress and the Biden-Harris Administration to Eliminate Origination Fees

 

April 9, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Statement in Support of President Biden's FY22 Budget Request to Invest in HBCUs and Other Minority Serving Institutions

 

April 7, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute supports the Student Loan Tax Elimination Act, which would eliminate origination fees

 

March 25, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Asks the U.S. Department of Education to Clarify that Certain Public Service Workers are Eligible for PSLF

 

March 25, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Urges the House Appropriations Committee to Fully Fund HBCU Programs

 

March 25, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Urges the Senate Appropriations Committee to Fully Fund HBCU Programs

 

March 22, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports H.R. 2030, the College Transparency Act

 

March 22, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports S. 829, the College Transparency Act

 

March 9, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute supports HB 1268, a bill to establish the Legal Education Success Collaborative, sponsored by Delegate Shaneka Henson (District 30A)

 

March 5, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Asks Office of Federal Student Aid to Automatically Discharge Student Loans of Disabled Borrowers

 

March 4, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Shares Higher Education Priorities with Secretary of Education Cardona

 

March 1, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute Supports H.R. 1372, the Protecting JOBs Act

 

February 8, 2021

 

AccessLex Institute supports S. 210, the Protecting JOBs Act

 

December 3, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute Urges House Leadership to Advance Bill to Protect Student Loan Borrowers From Debt Relief Scams

 

July 28, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute letter on COVID-19 and PSLF

 

May 28, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute Letter Outlining Priorities for Next COVID-19 Legislation

 

May 14, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute Letter on Treatment of Emergency Grants and COVID-19

 

April 3, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute Letter on Bankruptcy Protections and COVID-19

 

February 11, 2020

 

AccessLex Institute Statement Addressing the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Priorities

 

December 18, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute statement on the FUTURE Act

 

October 16, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports the College Affordability Act

 

October 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R.4391, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Modernization Act

 

September 30, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute Statement on Senate Higher Education Act Reauthorization Legislation

 

July 24, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3833, the Streamlining Income-driven, Manageable Payments on Loans for Education (SIMPLE) Act

 

July 11, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3519, the Better Service to Borrowers Act

 

July 1, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3418, the Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt (POST GRAD) Act

 

June 24, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R. 3334, the Expanding Access to Graduate Education Act

 

June 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.1696, the Student Loan Tax Elimination Act

 

April 12, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.1203, the What You Can Do for Your Country Act

 

April 11, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S.568, the Child Care for Working Families Act

 

March 20, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute Disagrees with White House's Vision for the Higher Education Act

 

March 18, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S. 800 and H.R. 1766, the College Transparency Act

 

March 12, 2019

 

Statement Addressing the President's Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Priorities

 

March 4, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports S. 609 and H.R. 3689, the Protecting JOBs Act

 

February 19, 2019

 

AccessLex Institute supports H.R.1161 and S.2015, the Student Loan Disclosure Modernization Act

 

July 25, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Applauds Aim Higher Act’s Proposals to Increase Access and Affordability

 

June 21, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bills to Prohibit Revoking Professional Licenses Because of Student Loan Default

 

May 23, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Expresses Concern with PROSPER Act Provisions That Will Harm Law Students

 

April 24, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Provisions in Banking Bill to Protect Student Loan Borrowers

 

February 12, 2018

 

AccessLex Institute Statement Addressing the President's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Priorities

 

December 4, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Calls For Substantial Improvements to House Higher Education Act Reauthorization Legislation

 

October 25, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Modernize Student Loan Disclosures

 

September 11, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Comments on U.S. Department of Education's Evaluation of Existing Regulations

 

September 1, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Comments on Department of Education Student Aid Data Collection

 

July 31, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Supports Bill to Simplify Repayment Process for Struggling Borrowers

June 16, 2017

 

U.S. Department of Education Notice to Establish Negotiated Rulemaking Committees for Defense to Repayment and Gainful Employment Regulations

 

June 16, 2017

 

U.S. Department of Education Notice to Delay Effective Date of Defense to Repayment Regulations

 

June 7, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter in Support of Reinstating the In-School Interest Subsidy for Graduate and Professional Students

 

June 1, 2017

 

Summary of Trump FY2018 Budget Proposal

 

May 31, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter In Support of the Match Veterans to Student Loan Protections Act

 

May 25, 2017

 

AccessLex Institute Letter In Support of FAIR Student Credit Act