SB 1119 - This act requires the Department of Higher Education to create guidance regarding notice of public employee eligibility for public service loan forgiveness by January 1, 2017. Public employers may use this guidance to provide notice to their employees.
On or before April 1, 2017, the governing body of each public employer shall adopt a policy that provides up-to-date, accurate, and complete information to each new employee regarding eligibility within 10 days of the start of employment. Public employers shall provide current employees with the same information on or before June 30, 2017.
This act is identical to SB 1126 (2016) and to a provision contained in CCS/HCS/SB 997 (2016), and is substantially similar to HB 2576 (2016).