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2017 Regular Session



Higher Education - Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program - Farmers

Sponsored by:

Senator Jennings


In the House - Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educational expenses, or living expenses for undergraduate or graduate study leading to a degree in agriculture or an agriculture-related field, including farming; requiring the Office, in consultation with the Department of Agriculture, to adopt specified regulations; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Jennings and Middleton
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingWays and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Agriculture, Department of
Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Higher Education Commission
Rules and Regulations
Scholarships and Student Financial Aid
Statutes:Article - Education
(18-1505, 18-28A-01 through 18-28A-05)

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November 28, 2017 1:12 P.M.