Student Loan Ombudsman, Office of the; established, report. (SB439)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Office of the Student Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Student Loan Ombudsman within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office of the Student Loan Ombudsman is required to provide timely assistance to any student loan borrower of any student education loan in the Commonwealth. The Office of the Student Loan Ombudsman is further required to establish and maintain a student loan borrower education course that shall cover key loan terms, documentation requirements, monthly payment obligations, income-based repayment options, loan forgiveness, and disclosure requirements. This bill was incorporated into SB 394. Read the Bill »


02/01/2018: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103798D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2018Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB439)
02/01/2018Incorporated by Education and Health (SB394-Howell) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)