Session of 1999
By Representative Sloan

  7             AN  ACT concerning state educational institutions; relating to tuition and
  8             fee waivers for certain national fellowship recipients; amending K.S.A.
  9             76-719c and repealing the existing section.
11       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
12             Section  1. K.S.A. 76-719c is hereby amended to read as follows: 76-
13       719c. (a) Within the limitations of appropriations therefor, the state board
14       of regents may authorize any state educational institution to award grants
15       to graduate students in the form of fellowships or scholarships. With the
16       approval of the board of regents, a state educational institution shall im-
17       pose upon such awards such standards, conditions and requirements as
18       shall be designed to foster the growth, distinction and stability of the state
19       educational institution and the quality of its postgraduate and doctoral
20       programs and pursuits.
21             (b) Subject to the provisions of appropriation acts and in accordance
22       with policies adopted by the state board of regents, each graduate student
23       who is awarded a national fellowship and who is not determined to be a
24       Kansas resident under K.S.A. 76-719 and amendments thereto, and any
25       policies adopted thereunder, shall be granted a tuition and fee waiver
26       which shall be in addition to any other financial assistance, grants or
27       tuition or fee waivers and which shall be in an amount equal to the dif-
28       ference between the aggregate amount of resident tuition and fees and
29       nonresident tuition and fees for the course of study such student has en-
30       rolled in at a state educational institution.  
31       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 76-719c is hereby repealed.
32        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
33       publication in the statute book.