Student loan debt collection, amendments to ch 37
COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to student loan debt collection
The College Student Aid Commission hereby amends Chapter 37, "Student Loan Debt Collection," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 261.3.
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code chapter 261 as amended by 2019 Iowa Acts, Senate File 304.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making implements 2019 Iowa Acts, Senate File 304, section 3, which repeals sections of the Iowa Code relating to license sanctions for defaulted student loan borrowers.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on August 14, 2019, as ARC 4596C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Commission on September 20, 2019.
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Commission for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 283—Chapter 7.
Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee
The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).
This rule making will become effective on November 27, 2019.
The following rule-making actions are adopted:
Item 1. Amend rule 283—37.1(261) as follows:
283—37.1(261) General purpose. In collection of defaulted student loans, the commission may initiate the license sanction process described in Iowa Code sections 261.121 to 261.127 to suspend, revoke or deny issuance or renewal of a variety of licenses held or applied for by any person who has defaulted on an obligation owed to or collected by the commission. Licenses subject to this sanction are defined in Iowa Code section 252J.1(3). In addition to the procedures set forth in Iowa Code sections 261.121 to 261.127, this chapter shall apply.
The In collection of defaulted student loans, the commission may apply administrative wage garnishment and state tax offset procedures established under Iowa Code chapter 261, specifically including private partnership loans authorized for collection under Iowa Code section 261.38.
Item 2. Rescind and reserve rule 283—37.3(261).
Item 3. Amend 283—Chapter 37, implementation sentence, as follows:
[Filed 9/23/19, effective 11/27/19]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 10/23/19.