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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedNovember 21st, 2013

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Title

Andrew Prior Act

Official Title

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.

Summary

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.

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