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$399,525 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Sallie Mae
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Sallie Mae $5,790,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Economics & Econ Development,
- Consumer Product Safety
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.CON.RES.112 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2013 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2014 through 2022. H.2022 To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on the recruitment and retention of foster parents in the United States. S.2014 Postal Investment Act of 2011 S.3295 Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 2013 H.R.3581 Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2011 H.CON.RES.34 Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2012 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2013 through 2021. S.1102 Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2011 S.1651 Honest Budget Act H.R.2028 Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2011 H.2021 Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 21 dockets; Submitted to 3 dockets
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 44 ED Higher Education Act, Title IV, Student Loans 2012
- Toggle 26 ED Federal Student Aid Negotiated Rulemaking Committee 2012
- Toggle 16 CFPB Request for Information Regarding Private Education Loans and Private Educational Lenders 2011
- Toggle 7 CFPB Request for Information Regarding Complaints From Private Education Loan Borrowers 2012
- Toggle 3 FSOC Authority To Require Supervision and Regulation of Certain Nonbank Financial Companies 2011
- Toggle 3 OPM Excepted Service, Career and Career-Conditional Employment; and Pathways Programs 2011
- Toggle 2 CFPB Streamling Inherited Regulations 2011
- Toggle 1 CFPB Defining Larger Participants in Certain Consumer Financial Product and Service Markets 2012
- Toggle 1 CFPB Request for Information on Effective Financial Education 2012
- Toggle 1 SEC Self-Regulatory Organizations; Proposed Rule Changes: BATS Exchange, Inc. 2012