Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Hoosier youth corps program. Establishes the Hoosier youth corps program (program) to provide college students summer internships with state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to help meet critical community needs. Provides that the commission for higher education is the program administrator. Provides that an internship must provide work for at least 30 hours per week for at least 10 weeks, and pay a weekly stipend of at least $50. Provides that the employer offering the internship is responsible for selecting and supervising program participants taking part in the employer's internships. Provides that a program participant who successfully completes an Hoosier youth corps program. Establishes the Hoosier youth corps program (program) to provide college students summer internships with state and local governments and nonprofit organizations to help meet critical community needs. Provides that the commission for higher education is the program administrator. Provides that an internship must provide work for at least 30 hours per week for at least 10 weeks, and pay a weekly stipend of at least $50. Provides that the employer offering the internship is responsible for selecting and supervising program participants taking part in the employer's internships. Provides that a program participant who successfully completes an internship is entitled to receive a tuition grant of up to $2,500 for use at an approved postsecondary educational institution. Establishes the Hoosier youth corps program fund to pay the tuition grants offered by the program. ... View more