Session of 2000
By Representative Sloan

10             AN  ACT concerning state educational institutions; relating to tuition and
11             fee waivers for certain national fellowship recipients; amending K.S.A.
12             76-719c and repealing the existing section.
14       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
15             Section  1. K.S.A. 76-719c is hereby amended to read as follows: 76-
16       719c. (a) Within the limitations of appropriations therefor, the state board
17       of regents may authorize any state educational institution to award grants
18       to graduate students in the form of fellowships or scholarships. With the
19       approval of the board of regents, a state educational institution shall im-
20       pose upon such awards such standards, conditions and requirements as
21       shall be designed to foster the growth, distinction and stability of the state
22       educational institution and the quality of its postgraduate and doctoral
23       programs and pursuits.
24             (b) Subject to the provisions of appropriation acts and in accordance
25       with policies adopted by the state board of regents, on and after August
26       1, 2001, the chancellor or president of each state educational institution,
27       in the discretion of the chancellor or president, may grant a tuition and
28       fee waiver to one or more graduate students of the state educational in-
29       stitution who is awarded a national fellowship and who is not determined
30       to be a Kansas resident under K.S.A. 76-719 and amendments thereto,
31       and any policies adopted thereunder. Each such tuition and fee waiver
32       shall be in addition to any other financial assistance, grants or tuition or
33       fee waivers and shall be in an amount equal to the difference between the
34       aggregate amount of resident tuition and fees and nonresident tuition and
35       fees for the course of study such graduate student has enrolled in at the
36       state educational institution. 
37       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 76-719c is hereby repealed.
38        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
39       publication in the statute book.