2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Financial Aid Awards (language only)

Item 4-5.01 #2s

Item 4-5.01 #2s

Education: Higher Education
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Page 603, line 12, after "books", insert:

"A portion of awards may be used for emergency assistance programs for students facing a financial emergency that puts them at-risk of dropping out. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall establish the maximum amount authorized by institution, maintain guidelines, and approve criteria for making student awards."


(This amendment includes language that was provided in Chapter 1, 2023 Special Session I and aligned with the November 2022 JLARC recommendations related to financial aid.)