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SB19-057

Employee Information Student Loan Repayment Programs

Concerning information relating to employee eligibility for student loan repayment programs.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subjects:
Higher Education
Local Government
State Government
Bill Summary

Distribution of student loan repayment information - public service employees. The act requires the department of personnel to develop and annually facilitate the distribution of informational materials to state employees concerning federal student loan repayment programs and loan forgiveness programs for which state employees may be eligible. The department of personnel may use existing federal informational materials, if available. The informational materials may be distributed by e-mail or through a regular mailing or communication to state employees. The department of personnel shall update the materials at least annually and facilitate the distribution of any updated materials.

In addition, the department of personnel shall distribute the informational materials to:

  • The department of education, for distribution to school district, charter school, institute charter school, and boards of cooperative services employees;
  • The department of higher education, for distribution to employees at state institutions of higher education;
  • The secretary of state, for dissemination to nonprofit public service organizations, as defined in the act, with encouragement for these organizations to distribute the informational materials to their employees; and
  • The division of local government in the department of local affairs, for distribution to cities, counties, cities and counties, special districts, and other local government entities, with encouragement for those entities to distribute the informational materials to their employees.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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