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Full-time Employment For Higher Education Faculty

Concerning the calculation of full-time employment for teachers at higher education institutions for purposes of the federal public loan forgiveness program.
2023 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

To determine if a faculty or teacher at a state or nonprofit institution of higher education (institution) is a full-time employee under the federal public loan forgiveness program (program), the act requires the faculty's or teacher's credit or contact hours to be multiplied by at least 4.35 to determine the number of hours worked. The act directs institutions to either directly certify employment for the program or annually provide employees with partially completed forms to certify their employment. The act allows an institution to apply this calculation going back to October 1, 2007.

APPROVED by Governor March 23, 2023

EFFECTIVE March 23, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details