MEETING OF THE
LOUISIANA STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSION

TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2015
LOUISIANA RETIREMENT SYSTEMS BUILDING (LASERS)
IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE LATTA MEETING

(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 June 2014 Advisory Committee Meeting That Were Adopted at Its Meeting on September 26, 2014.

2. Receive the Approved Minutes of the September 2014 Advisory Committee Meeting That Were Adopted at Its Meeting on December 12, 2014.

3. Receive the Approved Minutes of the December 2014 Advisory Committee Meeting That Were Adopted at Its Meeting on March 6, 2015.

Old Business

1. Consider publication of final rules to amend Sections 301, 501, 503, 505, 507, 701, 703, 705, 801, 803, 1903, 2103 of the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to change the way the cumulative grade point average is calculated for students with the TOPS Opportunity, Performance and Honors Awards.

2. Consider publication of final rules to amend Sections 113, 301, 502, 703, 803, 1703, 2103, and 2113 of the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to implement Acts 566, 733, 737, and 837 of the 2014 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.

3. Consider publication of final rules to amend Section 1003 of the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules to add a definition of “Technical or Applied Course” for the TOPS Tech Early Start Award.

New Business

1. 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.