Bill Text: MI HB5035 | 2013-2014 | 97th Legislature | Enrolled

Bill Title: Higher education; community colleges; questions to applicants concerning military experience of the applicant and the applicant's parents or spouse; require. Amends 1966 PA 331 (MCL 389.1 - 389.195) by adding sec. 123a.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 25-10)

Status: (Passed) 2014-12-31 - Assigned Pa 482'14 With Immediate Effect 2014 Addenda [HB5035 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2013-HB5035-Enrolled.html




Introduced by Reps. Goike, Rendon, Lane, Denby, Outman, Graves, Smiley, Hooker, Rogers, VerHeulen, Victory, Yonker, Muxlow, Santana, Kurtz, LaFontaine, Shirkey, Foster, Cotter, Lyons, Barnett, Dillon, Brinks, Yanez, Switalski, Haugh, Roberts, Pscholka, Forlini, Kelly, Price, Leonard, Lund, Lauwers and Daley


AN ACT to amend 1966 PA 331, entitled “An act to revise and consolidate the laws relating to community colleges; to provide for the creation of community college districts; to provide a charter for such districts; to provide for the government, control and administration of such districts; to provide for the election of a board of trustees; to define the powers and duties of the board of trustees; to provide for the assessment, levy, collection and return of taxes therefor; to authorize community college districts to operate a new jobs training program, enter into certain training agreements, and issue bonds to finance the training program; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts,” (MCL 389.1 to 389.195) by adding section 123a.

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Sec. 123a. The board of trustees shall ensure that the community college include in its admission application process a specific question as to whether an applicant for admission is currently serving or has ever served as a member of the military, the national guard, or the military reserves, or is the spouse or dependent of an individual who is currently serving or has ever served as a member of the military, the national guard, or the military reserves, in order to more quickly identify potential educational assistance available to that applicant.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.

This act is ordered to take immediate effect.

Clerk of the House of Representatives

Secretary of the Senate