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AB-244 Postsecondary education: student financial aid: Cal Grants. (2019-2020)

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Date Published: 01/18/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 244


Introduced by Assembly Member Voepel

January 18, 2019


An act relating to student financial aid.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 244, as introduced, Voepel. Postsecondary education: student financial aid: Cal Grants.
Existing law, the Ortiz-Pacheco-Poochigian-Vasconcellos Cal Grant Program, establishes the Cal Grant A and B Entitlement awards, the California Community College Transfer Entitlement awards, the Competitive Cal Grant A and B awards, the Cal Grant C awards, and the Cal Grant T awards under the administration of the Student Aid Commission, and establishes eligibility requirements for awards under these programs for participating students attending qualifying institutions.
This bill would declare the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would increase awards under the Cal Grant Program from $10,000 to $15,000 annually.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would increase awards under the Cal Grant Program from $10,000 to $15,000 annually.