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Committee on Energy and CommerceCommittee on Education and LaborCommittee on the BudgetIntroducedMay 23rd, 2013
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Assisting Students with Loans Act
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the reduced interest rates for Federal Direct Stafford Loans.
Assisting Students with Loans Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to extend the 3.4% interest rate on Direct Stafford loans first disbursed to undergraduate students between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2013, to Direct Stafford loans first disbursed to undergraduate students between July 1, 2011, and July 1, 2015. Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal provisions establishing and appropriating funds to the Prevention and Public Health Fund (a Fund to provide for expanded and sustained national investment in prevention and public health programs to improve health and help restrain the rate of growth in private and public sector health care costs). Rescinds any unobligated balances appropriated to such Fund.