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  • NJ A2926
  • Repeals law suspending certain licenses, registrations and certifications for failure to repay student loans.
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2016-2017 Regular Session
This bill repeals sections 1 and 2 of P.L.1999, c.54, which stipulates that persons who are licensed by the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs or by the various professional and occupational boards located within the Division of Consumer Affairs shall have their licenses suspended by the director or the board by which they are regulated when the director or board is notified by a lender or guarantor of nonpayment or default of a State or federal direct or guaranteed educational loan by those persons. P.L.1999, c.54 also provides that the Supreme Court of the State of New Jersey may suspend the licenses of attorneys who fail to repay student loans.
2nd Reading in the Assembly, 2nd Reading in the Senate, Bills and Joint Resolutions Signed by the Governor, Passed Assembly, Passed both Houses, Regulated Professions
Approved P.L.2017, c.160.  (on 7/21/2017)
Date Chamber Action Description
7/21/2017 S Approved P.L.2017, c.160.
6/19/2017 S Passed Senate (Passed Both Houses) (38-0)
6/19/2017 S Substituted for S3197
5/18/2017 S Reported from Senate Committee, 2nd Reading
5/18/2017 Senate Higher Education Hearing (19:00 5/18/2017 *S-2963, S-3197/A-2926 and SR-119 were added to agenda for consi)
5/1/2017 S Received in the Senate, Referred to Senate Higher Education Committee
3/23/2017 A Passed by the Assembly (70-0-4)
9/8/2016 A Reported out of Assembly Committee, 2nd Reading
9/8/2016 A Transferred to Assembly Higher Education Committee
9/8/2016 Assembly Higher Education Hearing (10:00 9/8/2016 Committee Room 15, 4th Floor)
2/16/2016 A Introduced, Referred to Assembly Regulated Professions Committee
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 6/19/2017 Senate Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 38 0 2
Detail 6/19/2017 Senate Floor: Substitute For S3197 (Voice Vote) 0 0 0
Detail 5/18/2017 Senate Higher Eduction Committee: Reported Favorably 5 0 0
Detail 3/23/2017 Assembly Floor: Third Reading - Final Passage 70 0 10
Detail 9/8/2016 Assembly Higher Education Committee: Reported Favorably 6 0 3