House Bill 467: Creating the REACH Scholarship

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Last Updated: April 20, 2010
House Bill 467: Creating the REACH Scholarship
Sponsors:
Reps. Boyle, Payton, R. Taylor, Eachus, Smith, Wagner, Youngblood, Yudichak, Levdansky, Brennan, Brown, D. Costa, DePasquale, Donatucci, Drucker, Fabrizio, Freeman, Geist, George, Goodman, Hennessey, Hornaman, Johnson, Josephs, W. Keller, Kirkland, Kortz, Mahoney, McGeehan, Melio, D. O'Brien, Parker, M. O'Brien, Readshaw, Reichley, Sabatina, Santoni, Siptroth, Solobay, Walko, Wansacz, Gibbons, Sturla, Grucela, Mensch, and Longietti
Summary:

This bill would create a college scholarship known as the REACH Scholarship. Homeschool students would be eligible for the scholarship, although it is unclear how a student’s eligibility would be verified.

HSLDA's Position:

At this point, it appears that this bill should be supported. It should be monitored for any unfavorable amendments.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

2/18/2010     (House)     Referred to House Education Committee
3/24/2010     (House)     Reported as amended
3/24/2010     (House)     First consideration
3/24/2010     (House)     Laid on the table
4/19/2010     (House)     Removed from the table; recommitted to Appropriations Committee
11/30/2010     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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