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LOSFA - The Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

Title 28 Education Program Rules
(Parts IV through VII)


Click here for the Scholarship and Grant Program Rules section (includes TOPS)

Click here for the Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission (LASFAC) Bylaws section

Click here for the IRC Section 529 Savings Plans Rules section (includes START and ABLE)

Click here for the Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority (LATTA) Bylaws section

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How do I comment or request a hearing on the proposed rules?


LOSFA promulgates rules for the financial aid programs it administers using the procedures required by the Louisiana Administrative Procedure Act. The first step is to publish a Notice of Intent in the Louisiana Register. After the Notice of Intent is published, the public has 20 days to submit comments and/or to request a public hearing.

Interested persons may submit comments or request a hearing on the proposed rules in the Notice of Intent by sending an e-mail to LOSFA.Comments@la.gov or by sending written comments to:

Sujuan W. Boutté, Executive Director
Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance Director
P.O. Box 91202
Baton Rouge, LA  70821-9202

PLEASE NOTE: THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT COMMENTS AND/OR TO REQUEST A HEARING FOR EACH NOTICE OF INTENT IS IN PARENTHESIS BENEATH EACH SUBJECT IN THE "PROPOSED RULE CHANGES IN PROGRESS" COLUMN. TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION, COMMENTS AND REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN THE DEADLINE. 







Scholarship and Grant Program Rules

TOPS Statute at www.legis.la.gov

Click appropriate Subject to view Notice contents. PDF files will open in a new window.

Current Program Rules

Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules)

Proposed Rule Changes in Progress
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)


Title 28

EDUCATION

  Part IV. Student Financial Assistance - Higher Education Scholarship and Grant Programs

Includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • TOPS (Opportunity, Performance, Honors, Tech, Teacher, National Guard Awards)
  • TOPS-Tech Early Start
  • Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship
  • Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP)
  • GO-Youth ChalleNGe
  TOPS Core Curriculum Equivalents: Human Anatomy and Physiology and Pre-Calculus
(LAC 28:IV.301, 505, 703, and 803)(SG18178E)

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Louisiana Student Financial Assistance Commission (LASFAC) Bylaws

Click appropriate Subject to view Notice contents. PDF files will open in a new window.

Current Program Rules

Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules)

Proposed Rule Changes in Progress
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)

Title 28

EDUCATION

  Part V. Student Financial Assistance - Higher Education Loan Program

Includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • LASFAC Bylaws
  • Advisory Committee to the Student Financial Assistance Commission Bylaws
 
  Advisory Board Bylaws
(LAC 28:V.101-123; 201-245)(SG17175NI)

(Comment period ended May 10, 2017,
Summary Report submitted May 30, 2017)
   
   
   
   
   
   

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IRC Section 529 Savings Plans Rules:
START and ABLE

Click appropriate Subject to view Notice contents. PDF files will open in a new window.

Current Program Rules

Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules)

Proposed Rule Changes in Progress
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)

Title 28

EDUCATION

  Part VI. IRC Section 529 Savings Plans: START and ABLE

Includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • Education Savings Accounts
  • Owner's Agreements
  • ABLE Accounts
  2016 Interest Rates
(LAC 28:VI.315)(ST17177NI)

(Comment period ended May 10, 2017,
Summary Report submitted May 30, 2017 )

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Louisiana Tuition Trust Authority (LATTA) Bylaws

Click appropriate Subject to view Notice contents. PDF files will open in a new window.

Current Program Rules

Emergency Rules in Effect
(not included in current program rules)

Proposed Rule Changes in Progress
(under review and comment prior to final adoption)

Title 28

EDUCATION

  Part VII. Student Financial Assistance - Higher Education Loan Program

Includes, but not limited to, the following:

  • LATTA Bylaws
   

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