LD 32
Session - 128th Maine Legislature
C "A", Filing Number S-7, Sponsored by
LR 246
Item 2
Bill Tracking, Additional Documents Chamber Status

Amend the bill in section 1 in subsection 2 in the 3rd line (page 1, line 6 in L.D.) by striking out the following: " $2,000" and inserting the following: ' $1,500'

Amend the bill by adding after section 1 the following:

Sec. 2. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.


Student Financial Assistance Programs 0653

Initiative: Provides ongoing funding to increase grant awards under the Maine State Grant Program to a minimum of $1,500 per student.

GENERAL FUND 2017-18 2018-19
All Other
$2,500,000 $2,500,000
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $2,500,000 $2,500,000


This amendment is the majority report of the committee and changes the minimum grant amount under the Maine State Grant Program from $2,000 as proposed in the bill to $1,500. It also adds a $2,500,000 appropriation for fiscal year 2017-18 and fiscal year 2018-19 to fund the increase in the minimum grant amount. This amendment provides that the appropriations are ongoing.

(See attached)

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