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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 906         FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 351

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Sean Garballey

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students .

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Sean Garballey

23rd Middlesex

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

Richard Bastien

2nd Worcester

James J. Dwyer

30th Middlesex

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.

12th Hampden

Frank I. Smizik

15th Norfolk

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 906        FILED ON: 1/19/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 351

By Mr. Garballey of Arlington, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 351) of Sean Garballey and others increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students.  Higher Education.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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An Act increasing grants and scholarships for public higher education students .
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 16 of Chapter 15A of the General Laws is hereby amended in the second paragraph by striking the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following new sentence:-

              The amount of awards to qualified students shall be determined by using an indexing system which shall be included in the guidelines established by the council to govern this program; provided, however, that in no case shall the total amount of awards to students attending independent colleges, universities, schools of nursing or any other programs in non-public institutions of higher education exceed in any year the total amount of awards to students attending public higher education institutions in the commonwealth.

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