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H.B. 292 Enrolled
AN ACT RELATING TO MILITIAS AND ARMORIES; PROVIDING FOR TUITION
ASSISTANCE FOR ACTIVE NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS ATTENDING
POSTSECONDARY INSTITUTIONS, INCLUDING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTERS;
APPROPRIATING $100,000; MAKING TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND PROVIDING
AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
39-1-63, as last amended by Chapter 144, Laws of Utah 1979
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 39-1-63 is amended to read:
39-1-63. Tuition assistance for National Guard members -- Use and allocation --
postsecondary institutions of learning, including Applied Technology Centers, subject to the
(a) The individual must be, at the time he or she receives the [
active member of the Utah National Guard.
(b) The [
not more than the resident tuition for the actual course of postsecondary study engaged in by the
(2) Tuition assistance shall be awarded for each academic year. Students may apply to the
adjutant general for assistance for each year during which he or she is an active member of the Utah
National Guard. In awarding assistance, the adjutant general shall consider the recruitment and
retention needs of the National Guard.
adjutant general of the state [
regulations, procedures, forms, and reports [
(5) The adjutant general shall include a request each year for funds for this program in the
annual budget for the National Guard.
(6) A person who transfers from the Select Reserve to the National Guard is not eligible for
the tuition assistance in this section for one year from the date of transfer.
Section 2. Appropriation.
There is appropriated from the Uniform School Fund for fiscal year 1998-99 $100,000 to the
Utah National Guard to be used for post-secondary education tuition assistance for active members
of the National Guard.
Section 3. Effective date.
This act takes effect on July 1, 1998.
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