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S1322..........................................................by EDUCATION PROMISE SCHOLARSHIP - Amends existing law to increase the maximum amount of the Promise Scholarship. 02/16 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/17 Rpt prt - to Educ 03/12 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/17 3rd rdg - PASSED - 32-1-2 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noh, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Goedde, Noble Floor Sponsors - Stennett, Werk & Malepeai Title apvd - to House 03/18 House intro - 1st rdg - to Educ 03/19 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/20 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 52-9-9 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Cannon, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Douglas, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie, Snodgrass, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Denney, Kulczyk, Moyle, Sali, Stevenson Absent and excused -- Bauer, Bradford, Campbell, Clark, Eberle, Harwood, Roberts, Smith(24), Trail Floor Sponsor - Jones Title apvd - to Senate 03/20 To enrol 03/22 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/22 Sp signed - To Governor 03/31 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 355 Effective: 07/01/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1322 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO IDAHO PROMISE SCHOLARSHIPS; AMENDING SECTION 33-4307, IDAHO CODE, 3 TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF THE SCHOLARSHIP AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL 4 CORRECTIONS. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-4307, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 33-4307. ELIGIBILITY -- MAXIMUM AMOUNTS -- CONDITIONS. A grant may be 9 awarded to an eligible student for matriculation at an eligible postsecondary 10 educational institution in the state of Idaho if: 11 (1) The individual is accepted for enrollment as a full-time undergradu- 12 ate or professional-technical student, as follows: 13 (a) In the case of an individual beginning his first year or freshman 14 year of postsecondary education, he has satisfied the requirements for 15 admission and has enrolled in an eligible postsecondary institution. 16 (b) In the case of an individual enrolled in an eligible postsecondary 17 institution following the successful completion of the first term, he con- 18 tinues to meet the requirements of this act and has maintained such high 19 standards of performance as may be required. Provided that high academic 20 standards are maintained in accordance with requirements of this chapter, 21 a student continues to be eligible when transferring from one (1) major 22 program to another. 23 (c) In the case of an individual transferring from one (1) eligible post- 24 secondary institution in Idaho to another eligible postsecondary institu- 25 tion in Idaho, he continues to meet the requirements of this act, is 26 accepted and enrolled at the eligible postsecondary institution to which 27 he is transferring, and has maintained such high standards of performance 28 as may be required. 29 (2) The grant for category A students is as follows: 30 (a) The grant payment to an individual per educational year for atten- 31 dance on a full-time basis is not in excess of an amount determined annu- 32 ally by the state board of education or in excess of the total educational 33 costs as certified by an official of the eligible postsecondary institu- 34 tion to be attended by the individual receiving the grant, whichever is 35 less. 36 (b) The total grant payments over a period of six (6) years to an indi- 37 vidual may not exceed four (4) annual grants or the total educational 38 costs for four (4) educational years completed as certified by an official 39 of the eligible postsecondary institution or institutions attended by the 40 individual receiving the grant, whichever is less. 41 (c) The individual receiving such a grant signs an affidavit stating that 42 the grant will be used for educational costs only. 43 (d) The grant is awarded on the basis of extraordinary performance in 2 1 standardized, unweighted competitive examination and high school record. 2 (e) The individual receiving the grant is not precluded from receiving 3 other financial aid s, awards, or scholarships, provided the total of the 4 grant and such other financial aids, awards or scholarships does not 5 exceed the total educational costs for attendance at an eligible post- 6 secondary institution as certified by an official of the eligible post- 7 secondary institution to be attended by the individual receiving the 8 grant. 9 (f) Grant payments shall correspond to academic terms, semesters, quar- 10 ters or equivalent time periods at an eligible postsecondary institution; 11 in no instance may the entire amount of a grant for an educational year, 12 as defined in section 33-4306(10), Idaho Code, be paid to or on behalf of 13 such student in advance. 14 (g) The individual has complied with such rules as may be necessary for 15 the administration of this act. 16 (3) The grant for category B students is as follows: 17 (a) The grant payment to an individual per educational year for atten- 18 dance on a full-time basis is not in excess of an amount determined annu- 19 ally by the state board of education and the board of regents of the uni- 20 versity of Idaho and not to exceed one thousand two hundred dollars 21 ($1, 0200) per year including the required match. 22 (b) The total grant payments over a period of four (4) years to an indi- 23 vidual may not exceed two (2) annual grants. 24 (c) The individual receiving such a grant signs an affidavit stating that 25 the grant will be used for educational costs only. 26 (d) The grant is awarded on the basis of a high school record of a 3.0 27 grade point average or an ACT composite score of 20 or better and other 28 criteria as may be established by the state board of education and the 29 board of regents of the university of Idaho. 30 (e) The individual receiving the grant is not precluded from receiving 31 other financial aid, awards or scholarships except that category A student 32 award recipients are not eligible for category B awards. 33 (f) Grant payments shall correspond to academic terms, semesters, quar- 34 ters or equivalent time periods at an eligible postsecondary institution; 35 in no instance may the entire amount of a grant for an educational year, 36 as defined in section 33-4306(8), Idaho Code, be paid to or on behalf of 37 such student in advance. The first grant payments pursuant to this section 38 for category B students shall be made in the fall of 2001 or in the first 39 fall academic term following an appropriation and when moneys are avail- 40 able to implement the category B scholarship program, whichever date is 41 later. 42 (g) The individual has complied with such rules as may be necessary for 43 the administration of this chapter. 44 (h) All eligible postsecondary institutions will report annually to the 45 state board of education and the board of regents of the university of 46 Idaho the number of students for each term receiving a grant award and the 47 number of awards that were matched by the institution.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 13843 This bill would increase the Robert R. Lee Promise B Scholarship from $500 to $600 per year. FISCAL IMPACT Estimating a 2% award growth to 7,800 students, this would require an increase in $780,000 from general funds. Contact Name: Sen. Clint Stennett Phone: 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1322