SB0676 (CH0689)

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2016 Regular Session



College Affordability Act of 2016

Sponsored by:

Senator Kasemeyer


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689

Synopsis:Prohibiting a public institution of higher education from referring a delinquent student account or debt to the Central Collection Unit under specified circumstances; requiring a public institution of higher education to allow a student with an unpaid balance of $250 or less on a student account to register for specified courses under specified circumstances; authorizing a State income tax credit, not to exceed $5,000, for specified individuals with specified student loan debt; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Kasemeyer, Currie, DeGrange, Ferguson, Guzzone, King, Madaleno, Manno, Peters, and Brochin
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1014
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Budget and Taxation  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Community Colleges
Debt Management
Education, State Department of
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Income Tax
Investments -see also- Securities
Legislative Services, Department of
Postal Service
Public Information
Rules and Regulations
Scholarships and Student Financial Aid
State Employees
State Universities and Colleges
Tax Credits -see also- Circuit Breaker
Statutes:Article - Education
(18-1401, 18-1402, 18-19A-01, 18-19A-02, 18-19A-03, 18-19A-04, 18-19A-05, 18-301, 18-302, 18-303, 18-304, 18-306, 15-119, 18-114, 18-19A-04.1, 18-905.1)
Article - State Finance and Procurement
Article - Tax - General
(10-207, 10-208, 10-737)

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October 24, 2017 5:10 P.M.