DE HB346 | 2017-2018 | 149th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-9)
Status: Passed on September 5 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-09-05 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


This Act establishes the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. The Program allows qualified applicants to apply for a payment from the State to the applicants lending agency, to pay a portion of the applicants student loan debt. The purpose of the Program is to encourage Educators to work and remain working in certification areas in which Delaware has a shortage and to encourage Educators to work and remain working in Delawares hardest-to-staff Schools. The amount of the award shall be no less than $1000 and no more than $2000. This substitute redesignates the chapter where this language will be placed in the code.

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An Act To Amend Title 14 Of The Delaware Code Relating To Education.


Roll Calls

2018-06-27 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-06-12 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 38 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-09-05 Signed by Governor
2018-06-27 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2018-06-26 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 4 On Its Merits
2018-06-13 Assigned to Education Committee in Senate
2018-06-12 Passed By House. Votes: 38 YES 1 NO 2 ABSENT
2018-06-12 Amendment HA 2 to HS 1 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-12 Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Defeated In House by Voice Vote
2018-06-06 Reported Out of Committee (Appropriations) in House with 5 On Its Merits
2018-04-26 Amendment HA 1 to HS 1 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2018-04-19 Assigned to Appropriations Committee in House
2018-04-18 Reported Out of Committee (Education) in House with 6 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
2018-04-12 Adopted in lieu of the original bill HB 346, and Assigned to Education Committee in House

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