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U.S. senators file bipartisan bill to stop state seizure of student loan defaulters’ licenses

The 19 states where licensing boards can seize licenses from residents who have defaulted on their education debts would have to halt the practice, under a bill (S. 3065) introduced in Congress June 14 by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

The bipartisan measure, dubbed the "Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers Act" or Protecting JOBS Act, would give states two years to stop denying, suspending, or revoking the driver's and professional licenses of anyone defaulting on federal student loans. Borrowers who . . .

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