HB 221 - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 221
SPONSORS: Rep. B. Kuch, Merr. 23
This bill allows national guard scholarships to be awarded for the purpose of payment for fees and books. This bill makes individuals who are dismissed from a school, curriculum, or program for academic or disciplinary reasons ineligible for further assistance from the national guard scholarship fund unless the adjutant general's department reinstates eligibility. This bill also authorizes national guard members who are enrolled in any degree-enhancing curriculum in any college or university which is under the authority of the chancellor of the university system of New Hampshire to receive certain educational assistance.
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15Feb2017... 0209h 17-0289
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
110-B:63 Eligible Recipients.
I. The scholarships shall be awarded to members in good standing of the New Hampshire national guard for the purpose of assisting in fees, books, and tuition payments at institutions of higher learning or postsecondary education located within the state while enrolled in a degree enhancing curriculum or a non-credit professional development or certificate program that the Veterans Administration recognizes as eligible for educational assistance.
II. If for any reason an individual is dismissed from any school, curriculum, or program for academic or disciplinary reasons, the individual shall be ineligible for educational assistance under this subdivision unless the adjutant general's department reinstates eligibility.
II. Be enrolled in a degree-enhancing curriculum in any college that is under the authority of the chancellor of the community college system of New Hampshire, or enrolled in any degree-enhancing curriculum in any [public college or university within the state] college or university which is under the authority of the chancellor of the university system of New Hampshire.
Approved: April 17, 2017
Effective Date: June 16, 2017
|Jan. 18, 2017||House||Hearing|
|Jan. 31, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 15, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|March 21, 2017||Senate||Hearing|
|March 29, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 4, 2017||Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Education HJ 2 P. 21|
|Jan. 11, 2017||==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 01/11/2017 02:00 PM LOB 207|
|Jan. 18, 2017||==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 02:00 PM LOB 207|
|Jan. 31, 2017||Executive Session: 01/31/2017 02:00 PM LOB 207|
|Feb. 15, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0209h for 02/15/2017 (Vote 15-0; CC) HC 11 P. 8|
|Feb. 15, 2017||Amendment # 2017-0209h: AA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 7|
|Feb. 15, 2017||Ought to Pass with Amendment 0209h: MA VV 02/15/2017 HJ 7 P. 7|
|Feb. 16, 2017||Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Education; SJ 7|
|March 21, 2017||Hearing: 03/21/2017, Room 103, LOB, 09:40 am; SC 15|
|March 29, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/29/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 16|
|March 29, 2017||Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/29/2017; SJ 11|
|April 6, 2017||Enrolled (In recess 04/06/2017); SJ 14|
|April 6, 2017||Enrolled 04/06/2017 HJ 13 P. 63|
|April 17, 2017||Signed by Governor Sununu 04/17/2017; Chapter 13; Eff. 6/16/2017|