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House Bill 1681

House Bill 1681

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1681 (Updated April 27, 2009 3:43 pm - DI 84)

Educational assistance for foster care youth. Requires the state student scholarship commission to annually report to the legislative council concerning data on the individuals who received certain assistance. Establishes eligibility requirements for the twenty-first century scholars program for foster care youth. Requires a caseworker of a foster child to provide certain information to the child concerning specified scholarship programs. Requires the department of education, the department of child services, the state student assistance commission, and the commission for higher education to: (1) jointly study whether there is a need for a foster care educational assistance program; and (2) submit a report containing recommendations to the legislative council by October 1, 2009 concerning whether legislation is needed to establish a program and the best agency to administer the program.
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