Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 93

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Bill Text

History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Scholarships; establish program of free tuition at state universities and colleges.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/12/00(H)Referred To Universities and Colleges;Appropriations
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

House Committees:

Principal Author: Cameron

Title: AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE HELPING OUTSTANDING PUPILS EDUCATIONALLY (HOPE) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS IN MISSISSIPPI; TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS USED IN THE ACT; TO DESCRIBE CERTAIN STUDENTS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE FOR HOPE SCHOLARSHIPS; TO PRESCRIBE THE HOPE SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESHMEN, SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS AND SENIORS AT PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING AND COMMUNITY AND JUNIOR COLLEGES IN MISSISSIPPI; TO ESTABLISH A HOPE GED VOUCHER PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS OBTAINING THEIR GED; TO ESTABLISH THE HOPE TEACHER'S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS AGREEING TO TEACH IN A CRITICAL SHORTAGE FIELD; TO DESCRIBE THOSE STUDENTS WHO ARE INELIGIBLE FOR THE HOPE TEACHER'S SCHOLARSHIP; TO SPECIFY THAT HOPE SCHOLARSHIPS MAY BE APPLIED ONLY TO TUITION AND FEES NOT COVERED BY A FEDERAL GRANT; TO AUTHORIZE THE MISSISSIPPI POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE BOARD TO PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE HOPE PROGRAM; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:20.



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