SB 784 Changes amounts of financial assistance awards for the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program
Sponsor: Schaefer Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number: 3987S.02I Fiscal Note: 3987-02N.ORG
Committee: Education
Last Action: 5/14/2010 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 784-Schaefer and Pearce Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2010

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SB 784 – This act modifies the financial assistance amounts provided through the Access Missouri Financial Assistance Program. The financial assistance amounts currently in existence will be applicable for academic year 2010-2011 through academic year 2013-2014. In addition, this act adds new financial assistance amounts for the 2014-2015 academic year and beyond. A student attending an institution classified as part of the public two-year sector will be eligible for $1,250 maximum and $300 minimum. A student attending an institution classified as part of the public four-year sector, including Linn State Technical College, or approved private institutions will be eligible for $2,850 maximum and $1,500 minimum.

This act is substantially similar to provisions contained in CCS/HCS/SCS/SB 733 (2010), SCS/HCS/HB 1473 (2010) and HCS#2/HB 1812 (2010) and is similar to SB 390 (2009) and HB 792 (2009).

MICHAEL RUFF