SB 708 Provides tuition grants to war veterans who served in Iraq
Sponsor: Wilson Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3115S.02I Fiscal Note: 3115-02
Committee: Education
Last Action: 2/7/2006 - Voted Do Pass S Education Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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Current Bill Summary

SB 708 - This act provides tuition grants to any member of the military of United States, whether active duty, reserve, or national guard, who served in Iraq during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, and who is a citizen of the state of Missouri. The act delineates specific eligibility criteria for both the recipients and the higher education institutions. Grant awards are limited to the actual tuition charged to the student or the highest amount of tuition charged a Missouri resident for attendance as a full-time student at any campus within the University of Missouri system, whichever is lower. The Coordinating Board for Higher Education will administer the program.