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Requiring live financial literacy seminars for students at institutions of higher education (Bailey, Wilson, Angel)

Requires each institution of higher education, in consultation with the office of student financial assistance, to take reasonable steps to ensure that the institution presents, and each incoming student participates in, a live financial literacy seminar.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE (First Substitute):
-Removes the requirement that the financial literacy seminars must be “live.”
-Removes the Student Achievement Council’s role as consultant to the higher education institutions.
-Adds a subject to appropriation provision to the financial literacy seminar requirement.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5100&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)