New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:71a-35 - Development, Distribution Of Student Loan Repayment Information Document.

18A:71A-35 Development, distribution of student loan repayment information document.

1. a. The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority shall develop a student loan repayment information document. The document shall include, but need not be limited to: examples of monthly and annual loan payments required for State, federal, and private student loans, whether subsidized or unsubsidized, based on various principal loan amounts and current interest rates; information on the time period it would take to fully repay those loans based on various loan repayment schedules; definitions of fixed rate loans, variable rate loans, and consolidation loans; and information on the consequences and penalties of defaulting on a student loan.

The authority shall: post the document on its website; transmit the document via electronic mail to each school district that includes grades 9 through 12 and nonpublic high schools by October 1 of each school year; and update the document as appropriate, but no less frequently than every five years.

b.A school district and a nonpublic high school shall annually disseminate the document developed pursuant to subsection a. of this section to each student in the 11th and 12th grades.

L.2013, c.1, s.1.

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