Introduced by Rep. Ben Frederick (R) on March 4, 2020
To authorize a college and trade school grant program for individuals age 25 and above, with grants in the amount needed to cover tuition and fees for career-oriented classes at a community college that is above the amount covered by other scholarships and government aid. It would also authorize one-time grants of $1,500 for completing a private apprenticeship program. This is the “Michigan Reconnect” program proposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in her 2019 State of the State address, and is projected to cost $46.3 million. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on March 4, 2020
Reported in the House on March 12, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.