Date of enactment: April 5, 2023
2023 Assembly Bill 67   Date of publication*: April 6, 2023
* 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."
An Act to amend 36.49 (4) of the statutes; relating to: the award of Wisconsin Merit scholarships to University of Wisconsin System students.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
2,1 Section 1. 36.49 (4) of the statutes is amended to read:
36.49 (4) Award the balance in annual scholarships called “Wisconsin Merit scholarships,” which shall be based only on merit, to students who are enrolled in an institution or college campus and who have either graduated from high school in this state or been granted a high school diploma by the administrator of a home-based private educational program, as defined in s. 115.001 (3g), in this state. The board shall determine merit based on a performance on standardized college entrance examinations and, if applicable, cumulative high school grade point averages. An annual scholarship awarded to a student under this subsection shall equal $5,000. This subsection does not apply beginning on April 1, 2023.