Legislative Tracker: FAFSA Simplification

Legislative Tracker LogoOn this page, you'll find proposals to streamline or modify the federal financial aid application process.

 

S.1440 — FAFSA Simplification Technical Corrections Act

Sponsor: Sen. Hassan [D-NH]
Cosponsors: 1
Introduced: 04/28/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill will make technical corrections to the FAFSA Simplification Act which was signed into law in December of 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. One of the changes is to the Cost of Attendance (COA) in which the original language required institutions to include the exact origination fee amounts in a student’s COA, this technical amendment would only require an average cost. 

 

H.R.1536 — Improving College Affordability for our Guard and Reserve Act

Sponsor: Rep. Reschenthaler [R-PA]
Cosponsors: 6
Introduced: 03/03/2021
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would include all members of the Armed Forces, including veteran and National Guard or Reserve service members, in the definition of an independent student for FAFSA and federal financial aid purposes.

 

Legislative Tracker Overview   |  Archive: FAFSA Simplification 

Publication Date: 7/12/2021


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