Bill Number: S.B. 1463
Navarrete Floor Amendment
Reference to: printed bill
1. Stipulates two additional eligibility criteria for the grant program:
a. Adds a 2.0 minimum GPA
b. Adds that a student must meet enrollment eligibility criteria at a community college in this state
2. Clarifies that a FAFSA must be both completed and submitted.
Second Regular Session S.B. 1463
NAVARRETE FLOOR AMENDMENT
SENATE AMENDMENTS TO S.B. 1463
(Reference to printed bill)
Page 1, line 33, after “COMPLETE” insert “AND SUBMIT”
Line 34, after “3.” insert “MEET ENROLLMENT ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND”
Between lines 41 and 42, insert:
“5. SUBMIT A HIGH SCHOOL OR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY TRANSCRIPT THAT PROVES THE STUDENT GRADUATED WITH A MINIMUM GRADE POINT AVERAGE OF 2.0 ON A 4.0 SCALE. IF HIGH SCHOOL RECORDS NO LONGER EXIST FOR THE STUDENT OR EVERY REASONABLE EFFORT HAS BEEN MADE TO OBTAIN OFFICIAL RECORDS AND THE RECORDS ARE UNABLE TO BE LOCATED, THE STUDENT MAY SUBMIT EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH:
(a) A LETTER CERTIFIED BY THE HIGH SCHOOL FROM WHICH THE STUDENT GRADUATED THAT STATES THE STUDENT'S GRADE POINT AVERAGE.
(b) IF THE STUDENT'S GRADE POINT AVERAGE IS EVIDENCED BY THE STUDENT'S HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, THE STUDENT'S ORIGINAL HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA."
Amend title to conform