SLM Corporation (NYSE: SLM), commonly known as Sallie Mae, is a publicly-traded U.S. corporation whose operations are originating, servicing and collecting on student loans. Managing more than $180.4 billion in debt for more than 10 million borrowers, the company primarily provided federally guaranteed student loans originated under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). It now provides private student loans. Sallie Mae employs 8,000 individuals at offices nationwide.
Campaign Finance$484,150 Given
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Sallie Mae
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Sallie Mae $7,210,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Economics & Econ Development
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3221 Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 H.R.4872 Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.CON.RES.85 S.2011 H.R.13 TEACH for Our Future Act of 2009 S.7 Education Opportunity Act of 2009 S.2009 S.3219 Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2010 S.CON.RES.13
RegulationsMentioned in 13 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Sallie Mae" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 14 ED Gainful Employment--Student Assistance General Provisions--34 CFR Part 668 2010
- Toggle 2 TREAS Report on Section 529 College Savings Plans 2009
- Toggle 2 ED Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program 2009
- Toggle 1 DOJ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Movie Captioning and Video Description 2010
- Toggle 1 ED General and Non-Loan Programmatic Issues 2009
- Toggle 1 CMS Option for Prescription Drug Plans to Lower their Premiums for Low-Income Subsidy Beneficiaries 2010
- Toggle 1 ED Institutions and Lender Requirements Relating to Education Loans, Student Assistance General Provisions, Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program 2009
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board 2010
- Toggle 1 TREAS Public Input on Reform of the Housing Finance System 2010
- Toggle 1 FSOC Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding Authority to Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies 2010