- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The house has not voted
- The senate has not voted
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and PensionsIntroducedNovember 21st, 2013
- senate Committees
Bill DetailsOfficial information provided by the Congressional Research Service. Learn more or make a suggestion.
The Congressional Research Service writes summaries for most legislation. These summaries are listed here. Countable will update some legislation with a revised summary, title or other key elements.
Andrew Prior Act
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide for the discharge of student loan obligations upon the death or disability of the student borrower, and for other purposes.
Andrew Prior Act or Andrew's Law - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to discharge the repayment obligations of the estate of a borrower and any cosigner of a private educational loan if the borrower dies or is totally and permanently disabled. Requires the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to develop necessary and appropriate safeguards to prevent fraud and abuse in the discharge of those obligations. Authorizes the Director to promulgate regulations to reinstate those obligations in any case in which the Director determines that doing so is necessary to protect the public interest.