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House Bill 1208

House Bill 1208

ARCHIVE (2007)

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DIGEST OF HB1208 (Updated January 30, 2007 3:50 pm - DI 84)

Education programs for veterans. Exempts certain veterans from all tuition and fees at state educational institutions. Requires a veteran to provide proof that the veteran has attempted to obtain alternative financial aid before being awarded a tuition exemption. Provides that veterans and children of veterans who qualify for tuition exemptions at state universities but will attend private institutions of higher learning are entitled to freedom of choice grants. Provides that a student who: (1) is eligible for National Guard tuition assistance; and (2) serves at least one tour of active duty while a member of the National Guard; is entitled to have the student's eligibility for tuition assistance continue for an amount of time equal to the amount of the time the student spent on active duty after the student ceases to be a member of the National Guard.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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