HB 1916 Virginia Student Loan Authority; established, report.
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Summary as introduced:
Virginia Student Loan Authority established. Establishes the Virginia Student Loan Authority, to be governed by a 10-member board, for the purpose of developing and implementing a program by which (i) each individual who incurred qualified education loan debt as a Virginia student at a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education and who is eligible, on the basis of criteria established by the Authority that are substantially similar to criteria used by private lenders in the Commonwealth to evaluate student eligibility for an unsecured personal loan at market rates, may receive a loan from the Authority to refinance all or part of his qualified education loans, as that term is defined in relevant federal law, and (ii) each Virginia student who is eligible, on the basis of criteria established by the Authority that are substantially similar to criteria used by private lenders in the Commonwealth to evaluate student eligibility for an unsecured personal loan at market rates, may receive a direct qualified education loan from the Authority to attend a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103557D  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103557D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/13/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/23/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/08/17  House: Left in Appropriations