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1st Sub. S.B. 44
         GI BILL TUITION GAP COVERAGE

Senate Floor Amendments

Amendment 1 February 23, 2012 11:39 AM



Senator Luz Robles proposes the following amendments:

1.    Page 1, Lines 13 through 16 :    

             13          .    creates the GI Bill Tuition Gap Program, which provides recipients of the federal
             14      Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits with additional grants to complete
{   an associate's or   }        a      

             15      bachelor's degree at certain institutions of higher education when federal benefits
             16      have been maximized;

2.    Page 2, Line 54 through Page 3, Line 58 :    

             54          (ii) is accepted into an institution with a program leading to
{   an associate's degree or   } a

             55      bachelor's degree;
             56          (iii) has qualified for the federal program;
             57          (iv) has maximized the federal benefit under the federal program; and
             58          (v) has not completed
{   an associate's degree or   } a bachelor's degree.



3.    Page 3, Lines 64 through 65 :    

             64      federal program are no longer available and a qualifying military veteran has not finished
{   an

             65      associate's or  
}
a bachelor's degree.

4.    Page 3, Lines 86 through 87 :    

             86          (a) the qualifying military veteran completes the requirements for
{   an associate's or   }        a      

             87      bachelor's degree; or

5.    Page 4, Lines 90 through 91 :    

             90          (5) A qualifying military veteran who receives a program grant may only use the grant
             91      toward tuition
  leading to a bachelor's degree       at an institution of higher education in the state.


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