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Relating to higher education (Ranker)

Title only bill.

1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL:
Modifies the SNG to be an entitlement, phased-in by median family income over three biennia. Defines maximum SNG award to be an award equal to the percent of tuition and S&A fees covered by the award in fiscal year 2018. Renames the SNG the Evergreen Promise program. Assesses a $1.50 fee to all enrolled students at public, private, and vocational institutions of higher education for the purpose of administering the SNG. The fee must be deposited into the general fund. Requires the Caseload Forecast Council to forecast the caseload for the SNG

Hearing Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6593&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)