HB1268 (2020) Detail

Establishing a committee to study student loan forgiveness on the basis of volunteer work, including service in the legislature.


HB 1268 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2671

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1268

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study student loan forgiveness on the basis of volunteer work, including service in the legislature.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Schultz, Merr. 18; Rep. Martin, Hills. 23; Rep. Buchanan, Merr. 15; Rep. Schuett, Merr. 20; Rep. Bartlett, Merr. 19

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill establishes a committee to study student loan forgiveness on the basis of volunteer work, including service in the legislature.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2671

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT establishing a committee to study student loan forgiveness on the basis of volunteer work, including service in the legislature.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Committee Established.  There is established a committee to study student loan forgiveness on the basis of volunteer work, including service in the legislature.

2  Membership and Compensation.

I.  The members of the committee shall be as follows:

(a)  Three members of the house of representatives, appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives.

(b)  Two members of the senate, appointed by the president of the senate.

II.  Members of the committee shall receive mileage at the legislative rate when attending to the duties of the committee.

3  Duties.  The committee shall study student loan forgiveness focusing on credit for participation in volunteer service and service in the state legislature.  The committee shall study and use the rules on public service loan forgiveness for federal student loans for the purpose of this study.  

4  Chairperson; Quorum.  The members of the study committee shall elect a chairperson from among the members.  The first meeting of the committee shall be called by the first-named house member.  The first meeting of the committee shall be held within 45 days of the effective date of this section.  Four members of the committee shall constitute a quorum.

5  Report.  The committee shall report its findings and any recommendations for proposed legislation to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, the house clerk, the senate clerk, the governor, and the state library on or before November 1, 2020.

6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Links

HB1268 at GenCourtMobile
HB1268 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 25, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1268 Revision: 6884 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 1:36 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 16
Jan. 23, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/23/2020 01:00 pm LOB 207
Feb. 25, 2020 Executive Session: 02/25/2020 10:00 am LOB 207