Senate Counsel, Research
and Fiscal Analysis
Minnesota Senate Bldg.
95 University Avenue W. Suite 3300
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4791
Tom Bottern
Director
   Senate   
State of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
S.F. No. 956 - Establishing a Community and Technical College Grant
 
Author: Senator Jason Isaacson
 
Prepared By: Joan White, Senate Counsel (651/296-3814)
 
Date: March 13, 2019



 

S.F. No. 956 amends the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chapter of law by establishing the community and technical college grant program.

Section 1 (136F.39, subdivision 1) requires the board to develop a grant program in accordance with this section.  The board must develop policies and adopt rules as necessary to implement and administer the program.

Subdivision 2 lists the eligibility criteria for the program.

Subdivision 3 requires that an eligible student receive a grant award equal to the student cost, which is the cost of tuition for the semester after federal grants and scholarships are subtracted, multiplied by the phase-in percentage.  The phase-in percentage is ten percent in 2020, and increases ten percent per year until it reaches 100 percent in 2029.

Section 2 appropriates funds from the general fund to the board for purposes of section 1.

 
Check on the status of this bill
 
Back to Senate Counsel and Research Bill Summaries page
 

 
This page is maintained by the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis for the Minnesota Senate.
 
Last review or update: 03/13/2019
 
If you see any errors on this page, please e-mail us at webmaster@senate.mn