Concerning financial aid at institutions of higher education (Wilson, Bailey, Rossi)

Changes the following requirements from the duty of the office of student financial assistance to the duty of the omnibus appropriations act: Specifying grant award criteria
and methods of disbursement based on level of need and other factors that promote degree completion and enrollment in high-demand degrees.
Prohibits the institutions of higher education, when awarding grants, from implementing a first-come, first-served policy unless specifically directed by the omnibus
appropriations act.
Changes the grade point requirements with regard to the qualifications for the renewal of a state need grant.

Hearing Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 -- 3:30 pm

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