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The Student Aid Commission   

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(a) The Director of Finance is authorized to take all actions that he or she deems to be necessary or convenient to accomplish any of the following:

(1) To preserve the state student loan guarantee program assets, pending consummation of their sale or the consummation of any other transaction, to maximize the value of the state student loan guarantee program to the state, including, without limitation, as authorized in Sections 69522, 69526, and 69766.

(2) To engage in negotiations with, and provide sufficient information regarding the state student loan guarantee assets and liabilities to, potential purchasers or any potential transferee guaranty program operator.

(3) To either consummate the sale of, and transfer, the state student loan guarantee program assets and liabilities not retained to the Student Aid Commission to the transferee guarantee agency, or to consummate the agreement with the transferee guaranty program operator.

(4) To seek and negotiate with the United States Secretary of Education the designation of any alternative state student loan guarantee agency for California under the Federal Family Education Loan Program or the approval of the Secretary of Education of any transferee guaranty program operator to the extent required by Public Law 94-82, or subsequent federal regulations.

(5) To transfer the Federal Student Loan Reserve Fund to any transferee guaranty agency in a manner that is consistent with the intentions of the United States Secretary of Education.

(6) To transfer any of the state student loan guarantee program assets in the form of cash or investments not transferred to any transferee guaranty agency or transferee guarantee program operator directly to the General Fund.

(7) To retain any state student loan guarantee program assets determined by the director to be necessary or appropriate for the purposes of the Student Aid Commission.

(b) In order to accomplish the purposes of this article, the Director of Finance shall do all of the following:

(1) Notify the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee and the chairpersons of the Senate and Assembly Budget Committees of the determination of the Director of Finance to proceed with a transaction other than the sale of the state student loan guarantee program assets and liabilities pursuant to Section 69521.3, providing that notice no later than 30 days prior to the consummation of the transaction with the transferee guarantee program operator.

(2) Upon the consummation of the sale of the state student loan guarantee program assets to a transferee guaranty agency, the Director of Finance shall notify the Secretary of State and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.

(3) Upon the consummation of a transaction authorized by this article with a transferee guarantee program operator, the Director of Finance shall notify the Secretary of State and the Chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee.

(c) In order to accomplish the purposes of this article:

(1) The Student Aid Commission shall cooperate fully with the Director of Finance and, in particular, take all steps to preserve the state student loan guarantee program assets deemed necessary or convenient by the Director of Finance, including, without limitation, as set forth in Sections 69522, 69526, and 69766.

(2) The Student Aid Commission shall direct the auxiliary organization to cooperate fully with the director.

(3) Until the consummation of the sale or other transaction to maximize the value of the state student loan guarantee program to the state, all of the actions, approvals, and directions of the Student Aid Commission affecting the state student loan guarantee program shall be effective only upon the approval of the Director of Finance.

(4) Notwithstanding any provision of the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law (Part 2 (commencing with Section 5110) of Division 2 of Title 1 of the Corporations Code), the auxiliary organization shall, as directed by the Student Aid Commission under paragraph (2), cooperate fully with the Director of Finance.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 757, Sec. 26.)

Reference:

Education Code 69521.3

Education Code 69522

Education Code 69526

Education Code 69766