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Providing higher education support for gold star families (Reeves, Stonier, Riccelli)

Would require the UW to provide a stipend of $1500/year for course materials and textbooks to students receiving a tuition/fees waiver under RCW 28B.15.621 (4), which is for spouses and children of military members who became totally disabled or were POW/MIA.

SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL: The substitute bill reduces the textbook and course material stipend amount from $1,500 to $500.

SECOND SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO FIRST SUBSTITUTE: Added a null and void clause, making the bill null and void unless funded in the budget

HOUSE FLOOR AMENDMENTS:
Removes the null and void clause.

SENATE FLOOR STRIKER AMENDMENT:
Allows the award to be prorated for part time enrollment.

Hearing Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 -- 9:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2009&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)