PA 08-72—SB 91

Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee

Appropriations Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING FULL CARRYOVER AUTHORITY FOR THE CAPITOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

SUMMARY: Under prior law, the Department of Higher Education could carry forward up to 5% of its unspent annual appropriations for student financial assistance. This act eliminates the 5% cap and limits the carry forward to unspent appropriations for the Capitol Scholarship Grant Program.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2008

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