MEETING OF THE
LOUISIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
LOUISIANA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BUILDING (LASERS)
10:30 a.m.

(In the event a quorum of the members is not achieved, in accordance with the Bylaws of the Commission,
the Executive Committee of the Commission may meet to act upon items on this agenda.)


AGENDA

Roll Call

Introductions and Announcements

Minutes

Public Comment

Program Updates

Committee Reports

1. Receive the Approved Minutes of the December 2013 Advisory Committee Meeting That Were Adopted at Its Meeting on June 13, 2014.

2. Receive the Approved Minutes of the March 2014 Advisory Committee Meeting That Were Adopted at Its Meeting on June 13, 2014.

New Business

3. Consider a Budget Adjustment for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 transferring federal budget authority of $2.6M from Admin/Support Services to Loan Operations.

4. Consider a Budget Adjustment for Fiscal Year 2013-2014, increasing the appropriation for TOPS in the amount of $7,094,327.

5. Consider rulemaking to implement Act 837 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature by providing policies and procedures regarding personally identifiable information and to implement Acts 566, 733, and 7371 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.

6. Consider rulemaking to implement Act 7371 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature to amend the TOPS Tech Early Start Award rules.

7. Consider the Review of the Internal Audit Plan for FY 2014-2015.

8. Consider and Act Upon the Attached Requests for Exception to the TOPS Regulatory Provisions that Require Students to Enroll Full-Time, to Remain Continuously Enrolled, and to Earn at Least 24 Credit Hours During the Academic Year.

 


1 Act 737 includes amendments to both TOPS and the TOPS Tech Early Start Award.