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Providing room and board for certain college bound scholarship students (Hudgins)

An ACT Relating to room and board for college bound scholarship students; and amending RCW 28B.118.010. Adds language "(d) If at graduation from high school the student meets all eligibility requirements for a Washington college bound scholarship and is homeless, as set forth in the federal McKinney-Vento homeless education assistance act (P.L. 100-77;101 Stat. 482), the award may also include on campus housing and a basic meal plan as provided in subsection (13) of this section" to subsection 6. Subsection 13 added saying "Two or four-year institutions of higher education as defined in RCW 28B.10.016, that have college or university-owned student housing, shall award the students identified in subsection (6)(d) of this section standard room and board at the college or university owned student housing while the student is attending the college or university as a college bound scholarship recipient."

Hearing Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2386&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)