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SB 1838: Student Financial Aid


Student Financial Aid; Providing that, for purposes of receiving state financial aid awards, a student may not be denied classification as a resident based on his or her immigration status if certain criteria are met; establishing the Professional Student Loan Repayment Program within the Department of Education; specifying professionals who are eligible to participate in the program; requiring the department to make payments, subject to appropriation and on a first-come, first-served basis, to professionals to repay student loans that were used to pay specified costs; providing that the state bears no responsibility for the accrual of any interest charges or other remaining balances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/7/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 158
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 157
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Education