HB1499 (2020) Detail

Relative to public college and university policies for qualified service year alumni.


HB 1499 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2680

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1499

 

AN ACT relative to public college and university policies for qualified service year alumni.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Wilhelm, Hills. 42; Rep. Fox, Merr. 23

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the university and community college systems of New Hampshire to develop and implement preferential admissions criteria for current members and alumni of a civilian national service organization.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2680

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to public college and university policies for qualified service year alumni.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Paragraph; University System of New Hampshire; Authority of the Board of Trustees.  Amend RSA 187-A:16 by inserting after paragraph XXIV the following new paragraph:

XXV.  There shall be no application fee for a current member or alumnus of a national civilian service organization.  The criteria shall include an opportunity in the admission process for such persons to identify themselves as a current member or alumnus of a service year program.  Upon acceptance to the college or university, admitted students shall be notified of service year opportunities in New Hampshire and allowed to defer their college admission for one year if they have also been admitted to a service year program.

2  New Paragraph; Community College System of New Hampshire; Authority of the Board of Trustees.  Amend RSA 188-F:6 by inserting after paragraph XXII the following new paragraph:

XXIII.  There shall be no application fee for a current member or alumnus of a national civilian service organization.  The criteria shall include an opportunity in the admission process for such persons to identify themselves as a current member or alumnus of a service year program.  Upon acceptance to the college or university, admitted students shall be notified of service year opportunities in New Hampshire and allowed to defer their college admission for one year if they have also been admitted to a service year program.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1499 at GenCourtMobile
HB1499 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 23, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 25, 2020 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 11, 2020 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1499 Revision: 7112 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 10:33 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 24
Jan. 23, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/23/2020 01:15 pm LOB 207
Feb. 25, 2020 Executive Session: 02/25/2020 10:00 am LOB 207
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 19-0; CC)
March 11, 2020 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/11/2020 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 10 P. 11
March 11, 2020 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/11/2020