Date of enactment: December 6, 2017
2017 Senate Bill 410   Date of publication*: December 7, 2017
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
2017 WISCONSIN ACT 123
An Act to repeal 321.40 (3) (b) 3.; and to amend 321.40 (3) (a), 321.40 (3) (b) 2. and 321.40 (3) (c) of the statutes; relating to: the tuition grant program for national guard members administered by the Department of Military Affairs.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
123,1 Section 1. 321.40 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
321.40 (3) (a) Any eligible guard member upon satisfactory completion of a full-time or part-time course in a qualifying school may apply for a tuition grant equal to 100 percent of the actual tuition charged by the school or 100 percent of the maximum resident undergraduate tuition charged by the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a comparable number of credits, whichever amount is less. In calculating the maximum resident undergraduate tuition charged by the University of Wisconsin-Madison for purposes of this paragraph, the department shall include in the calculation all additional tuition established or approved by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System under s. 36.27 (1) (a) for undergraduate students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and for students enrolled in a particular undergraduate academic program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison if the eligible guard member is enrolled in the same or equivalent program.
123,2 Section 2 . 321.40 (3) (b) 2. of the statutes is amended to read:
321.40 (3) (b) 2. Contain such information and be in such form as the department requires to establish that the applicant qualifies for the grant; and.
123,3 Section 3 . 321.40 (3) (b) 3. of the statutes is repealed.
123,4 Section 4 . 321.40 (3) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
321.40 (3) (c) Except as provided under par. (d), upon determination that the applicant is eligible to receive the payment, the department shall make payment of the tuition grant to the applicant in the amount determined under par. (a). Notwithstanding par. (b) 2., the department shall rely on a qualifying school's certification in determining that an applicant is eligible under sub. (2) (e) to receive the payment and the department shall make the payment not later than 30 days after the department receives the certification.
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