2007-08 Negoatiated Rulemaking for Higher Education - Loan Team
Agenda for Session One

Student Financial Assistance
U.S. Department of Education
Negotiated Rulemaking
1990 K St. N.W.
8th Floor Conference Center
Washington, D.C.

Loan Team
January 14-16, 2008
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.




Overview of Negotiated Rulemaking

Review and Adopt Protocols

Petitions for Membership

Review Negotiating Agenda of Issues

Workshop-Style Review of Issues

Package #1 - CCRAA Issues

  1. Income-Based Repayment Plan (IBR)
  2. Conforming the Economic Hardship Deferment with IBR
  3. Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  4. Definition of Not-for-Profit Holder
  5. Harmonizing HEROES Waivers with other Benefits Provided to Returning and Active Duty Military

Package #2

  1. Federal Preemption of State Laws related to Improper Inducements and Arrangements between Schools, Lenders and Other Entities in the Student Loans Programs.


  • Schedule of future meetings - February 4-6 and March 4-6
  • Identify additional information needs

Next Steps

*Time will be made available for public comment during the meeting.


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