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HB24-1049

School Mental Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

Concerning the creation of a loan repayment program for licensed school mental health professionals practicing in Colorado schools.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Colorado Youth Advisory Council Review Committee. The bill creates the licensed school mental health professional loan repayment program (program) in the department of higher education. The purpose of the program is to provide loan repayment of up to $10,000 to eligible school counselors, school psychologists, and school social workers who provide mental health services to students who have limited access to mental health services. The commission on higher education (commission) administers the program.

The bill creates in the state treasury the licensed school mental health professional loan repayment program fund.

The bill requires that the commission submit an annual report to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate on or before October 31 of each year the program is operational.

The program repeals on July 1, 2029.


(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. S. Vigil, Rep. R. Weinberg
Sen. J. Marchman, Sen. F. Winter

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