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2018 Regular Session



Higher Education - Community College Tuition and Residency Waivers - Funding

Sponsored by:

Senator Guzzone


In the Senate - Hearing 2/07 at 12:45 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2020, to include in the annual State budget for the Maryland Higher Education Commission a General Fund appropriation of $7,000,000 to fund State-mandated tuition and residency waivers for community colleges; requiring the Commission to distribute the appropriation to each community college board of trustees based on the number of qualifying students enrolled in each community college in proportion to the total number of enrolled qualifying students, as determined by the Commission; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Guzzone, Conway, King, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee Hearing
Budget and Taxation
Broad Subject(s):Higher Education
Narrow Subject(s):Appropriations
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Community Colleges
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Residency -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Rules and Regulations
Scholarships and Student Financial Aid
Statutes:Article - Education

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February 8, 2018 11:04 A.M.