HB 1138 Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman, Office of the; established, report.
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Summary as introduced:

Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman (the Office) within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office's duties include (i) receiving, reviewing, and attempting to resolve complaints from qualified education loan borrowers; (ii) compiling and analyzing data on such complaints; (iii) assisting qualified education loan borrowers to understand their rights and responsibilities under the terms of qualified education loans; (iv) providing information regarding the problems and concerns of qualified education loan borrowers; (v) analyzing and monitoring the development and implementation of applicable laws and policies; and (vi) disseminating information concerning the availability of the Office to assist qualified education loan borrowers and any other participant in qualified education loan lending with qualified education loan servicing concerns. The Office is further required to establish and maintain a qualified education loan borrower education course by December 1, 2019. This bill is identical to SB 394.

Full text:
01/10/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104143D  pdf | impact statement
03/06/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1138ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/23/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)  pdf

Status:
01/10/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104143D
01/10/18  House: Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/18  House: Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
02/06/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/06/18  House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/07/18  House: Reported from Education (18-Y 4-N)
02/07/18  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/18  House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/09/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/18  House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
02/10/18  House: Read first time
02/12/18  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/13/18  House: Read third time and passed House (94-Y 5-N)
02/13/18  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 5-N)
02/14/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/18  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/22/18  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/22/18  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/28/18  Senate: Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
03/01/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/02/18  Senate: Read third time
03/02/18  Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/18  House: Enrolled
03/06/18  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1138ER)
03/06/18  House: Signed by Speaker
03/09/18  Senate: Signed by President
03/15/18  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/18  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/23/18  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 489 (effective 7/1/18)
03/23/18  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0489)