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Maryland Education Opportunity Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Delegate Haynes


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Exempting recent high school graduates from payment of tuition to attend a community college in the State under specified circumstances; providing a 50% discount on tuition to individuals who do not have a high school diploma or GED and have been unemployed for at least 6 months but who have been seeking employment and who are attending a community college and seeking vocational certificates or associate's degrees; requiring the State to reimburse community colleges for foregone tuition revenue; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Haynes, Glenn, Jackson, and Sophocleus
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0018 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Appropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Narrow Subject(s):Community Colleges
Higher Education Commission
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Scholarships and Student Financial Aid
State Aid
Statutes:Article - Education
Article - State Government

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November 28, 2017 1:03 P.M.