2001 - 2002 LEGISLATURE
May 14, 2001 - Introduced by Representatives Johnsrud, Berceau, Schooff and
Staskunas, cosponsored by Senators M. Meyer, Risser, Robson and
Rosenzweig. Referred to Committee on Colleges and Universities.
1An Act to amend
39.30 (2) (intro.) of the statutes; relating to: eligibility for
2Wisconsin tuition grants.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under current law, a resident student who is enrolled at least half-time at an
accredited, nonprofit Wisconsin college or university is eligible for a tuition grant.
This bill makes a resident student who is enrolled at least half-time in a Wisconsin
branch or campus of an accredited, nonprofit college or university located in another
state eligible for a tuition grant.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB396, s. 1
39.30 (2) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
39.30 (2) Eligibility.
(intro.) A resident student who is
enrolled at least 5
half-time and registered as a freshman, sophomore, junior,
or senior in an 6
accredited, nonprofit, post-high school, educational institution in this state or who
7is so enrolled and registered in an in-state branch or campus of an accredited,
1nonprofit, post-high school educational institution located in another state
shall be 2
eligible for grants under this section for each semester of attendance, but:
(1) This act first applies to students enrolled and registered on the effective 5
date of this subsection.