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2017 Regular Session



Higher Education Degree and Job Certification Without Debt Act of 2017

Sponsored by:

Senator Pinsky


In the Senate - Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

Synopsis:Requiring the Governor to include $250,000 in the State budget for fiscal years 2019 through 2023 for the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a near completer communication campaign; requiring the Commission to develop and implement a specified Web-based match program for near completers; establishing the Maryland Community College Promise Program to provide an opportunity for community college students to earn an associate's degree or certificate debt free; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Pinsky, Conway, King, and Madaleno
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2017
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
Community Colleges
Electronic Government -see also- Electronic Communication
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Job Training -see also- Continuing Education
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Education
(11-209, 15-106.5, 18-107, 18-304, 16-317, 16-514, 16-701 through 16-707)

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November 28, 2017 1:14 P.M.