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September 9, 2004

House Bill 1503: Student Loans/Scholarships

Sponsor:
Representatives Beard and Scalise

Summary:
This bill would have abolished the requirement that homeschoolers achieve 3 points higher on the ACT than their public school counterparts to be eligible for scholarships under the Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS).

Status:

04/20/2004(H) READ BY TITLE, UNDER THE RULES, REFERRED TO THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION.
06/21/2004Louisiana Legislature adjourned, this bill is now dead.

Action Requested:
No action at this time

HSLDA's Position:
This bill was supported. This bill would have put homeschoolers on an equal footing with public school students in order to receive TOPS funding.

 Other Resources

Apr-29-2004 — Working for Freedom in Louisiana

Apr 26, 2004 — State leader letter to Picard   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)