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SB 506: Hope Scholarship Program


Hope Scholarship Program; Revising the purpose of the Hope Scholarship Program; revising program eligibility; providing for the use of funds under the program; revising school district, Department of Education, parent, and nonprofit scholarship-funding organization obligations under the program; authorizing payment of scholarship funds by organizations to be made by deposit into the student’s account instead of by individual warrant made payable to the student’s parent, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/14/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 30
11/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 11/30/21, 12:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/30/2021 Senate • Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 94
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education