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Introduced Version House Bill 3276 History

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H. B. 3276


(By Delegate Cann)
[Introduced January 9, 2008; referred to the
Committee on Education.]




A BILL to amend and reenact §18C-7-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to including Salem International University as an eligible institution for PROMISE scholarship students.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That §18C-7-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, be amended and reenacted to read as follows:
ARTICLE 7. WEST VIRGINIA PROVIDING REAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR
MAXIMIZING IN-STATE STUDENT EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP
PROGRAM.
§18C-7-3. Definitions.
(a) "Eligible institution" means:
(1) A state institution of higher education as defined in section two, article one, chapter eighteen-b of this code;
(2) Alderson-Broaddus College, Appalachian Bible College, Bethany College, Davis and Elkins College, Mountain State University, Ohio Valley University, Salem International University, the University of Charleston, West Virginia Wesleyan College and Wheeling Jesuit University, all in West Virginia. Any institution listed in this subdivision ceases to be an eligible institution if it (A) loses regional accreditation; or
(B) Changes its status as a private, not for profit institution.
(3) Any other regionally accredited institution in this state, public or private, approved by the board.
(b) "Board" means the West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship Board of the West Virginia PROMISE Scholarship Program as provided for in section four of this article.
(c) "Tuition" means the quarter, semester or term charges imposed by a state institution of higher education and all mandatory fees required as a condition of enrollment by all students.
(d) "Enrolled" means either currently enrolled or in the process of enrolling in an eligible institution.



NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to include Salem International University as an eligible institution for Promise scholarship students; and deleting the requirement that an eligible institution loses its eligibility status when it changes its status to a private, not for profit institution.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.
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