Bill Status of HB3626 101st General Assembly
Short Description: HIGHER ED-LEGISLATIVE GRANTS
Rep. Luis Arroyo
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Creates a legislative grant committee to receive and consider applications for grant assistance. Requires the committee to receive and consider nominations for grant assistance, with a total of 8 grants per representative district to be awarded each year. Provides that a nominee is eligible for a grant if the committee finds that the nominee meets certain qualifications, including that he or she is a resident of the representative district for which a grant is to be awarded and that he or she is enrolled or accepted for enrollment at a public university in this State. Provides that legislative grants are good for a period of not more than one year while enrolled for residence credit, are applicable toward 2 semesters of enrollment within an academic year, and exempt the holder from the payment of tuition and fees. Sets forth provisions concerning application for a grant and renewals.