Session of 1999
HOUSE BILL No. 2217
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 K.S.A. 76-719c is hereby repealed.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.