Sec. VVV-1. 20-A MRSA §4771, as amended by PL 2003, c. 20, Pt. OO, §2 and affected by §4, is further amended to read:
§ 4771. Eligible institution and semester; defined
As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, "eligible institution" means the institutions of the University of Maine System, the Maine Community College System and the Maine Maritime Academy. "Semester" means the fall, spring or summer term of an academic year.
Sec. VVV-2. 20-A MRSA §4776 is enacted to read:
§ 4776. Distribution of available funding
Not more than 10% of the total funding available to the department for postsecondary education, either through a direct appropriation for postsecondary education under this chapter or as part of the ongoing funds included in the appropriation for general purpose aid for local schools, may be used for secondary students to take a postsecondary course during the summer term.