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37 shortages are anticipated. The director shall
38 periodically conduct a survey of school districts,
39 accredited nonpublic schools, and approved
40 practitioner preparation programs to determine current
41 shortage areas and predict future shortage areas. The
42 director of human services shall periodically conduct
43 a survey of high-quality child care providers, as
44 determined under section 237A.30, subsection 1, to
45 determine current and to predict future preschool
46 teacher shortage areas.
47 4. Forgivable loans to eligible students shall not
48 become due until after the student graduates or leaves
49 school. The individual's total loan amount, including
50 principal and interest, shall be reduced by twenty

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1 percent for each year in which the individual remains
2 an Iowa resident and is employed in Iowa by a school
3 district, or an accredited nonpublic school, or a
4 high-quality child care provider that is a holder of
5 the gold seal quality designation as provided in
6 section 237A.30, as a practitioner in the teacher
7 shortage area for which the loan was approved. If the
8 commission determines that the person does not meet
9 the criteria for forgiveness of the principal and
10 interest payments, the commission shall establish a
11 plan for repayment of the principal and interest over
12 a ten-year period. If a person required to make the
13 repayment does not make the required payments, the
14 commission shall provide for payment collection."
15 8. By renumbering as necessary.

Amendment H-8611 lost.

Wise of Lee offered the following amendment H-8602, previously
deferred, filed by him and Dotzler of Black Hawk from the floor and
moved its adoption:

H-8602

1 Amend House File 2549 as follows:
2 1. Page 2, by inserting after line 1 the
3 following:
4 "7. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND RESOURCES FOR
5 EDUCATION (CORE) GRANTS
6 For expanded educational assistance to encourage
7 Iowans to enroll in shortage area vocational programs:
8 $ 500,000"
9 2. Page 9, by inserting after line 30 the


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