Bill Text: MI HB6514 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced

Bill Title: Higher education: financial aid; Michigan reconnect grant act; modify. Amends sec. 1 of 2020 PA 84 (MCL 390.1701).

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2022-11-30 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 11/30/2022 [HB6514 Detail]

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November 29, 2022, Introduced by Rep. Thanedar and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

A bill to amend 2020 PA 84, entitled

"Michigan reconnect grant act,"

by amending section 1 (MCL 390.1701).

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. (1) This act shall be known and may be cited as the "Michigan reconnect grant act".

(2) The reconnect program and reconnect initiative created respectively in this act and the Michigan reconnect grant recipient act, 2020 PA 68, MCL 390.1711 to 390.1723, are intended to provide last-dollar financial assistance to individuals age 25 18 and older seeking associate degrees or industry-recognized certificates or credentials; to provide those individuals with greater access to the education and skills needed to succeed in, and meet the demands of, an evolving economy in which there is continuing demand for a talented local workforce; and to achieve the goal of increasing the number of residents ages 25 to 64 with a college degree or skill certificate or credential to 60% by 2030.

Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 6512 (request no. 05778'22) of the 101st Legislature is enacted into law.