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Modifying eligibility for state need grants (Ranker, Wellman, Keiser)

States that families that earn up to one hundred percent of the state's median family income are eligible for student financial aid. Makes an appropriation from the general fund to the office of student financial assistance for the purpose of the expansion of eligibility for the state need grant.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE
Removes the requirement that the legislature appropriate $206 million for implementation of the act and makes the act subject to appropriation.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 -- 8:00 am

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6261&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)