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2022 House Bill 6129: Revise, expand Whitmer adult college grants

Public Act 251 of 2022

Introduced by Rep. Ben Frederick R-Owosso on May 24, 2022
To revise various management and operations details of the college and trade school spending and grant program for individuals age 25 and older promoted by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (dubbed “Michigan Reconnect”) and partially enacted in 2020, which authorized grants in the amount needed to cover tuition and fees for career-oriented classes at a community college that exceed the amounts covered by other scholarship and government aid.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on May 24, 2022
Reported in the House on September 28, 2022
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the Senate on October 13, 2022
Referred to the Senate Economic and Small Business Development Committee on October 13, 2022
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 22, 2022