Mississippi Public Universities
Legislative Update
Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. §25-61-19, the following describes legislation enacted during the 2016 Legislative Session that revises powers and duties of the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning.

HB 934 - Southern Regional Education Board Regional Contract Forgivable Loan Program; authorize MS Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board to administer.

Summary: HB 934 places administration of the SREB Contract Forgivable Loan Program under the authority of the Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board. This program was not included when other financial aid programs were consolidated under the Postsecondary Board in 2014. Effective July 1, 2016.

Contact: Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
Phone: 601.432.6493