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Inclusive Higher Education Opportunities

Concerning measures related to creating higher education opportunities for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2022 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

The act creates in the department of higher education (department) the inclusive higher education grant program to provide grants to state institutions of higher education for the purpose of establishing, or expanding existing, inclusive higher education programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The act requires the department to contract with an organization that has demonstrated success in assisting students with intellectual and developmental disabilities attend institutions of higher education to administer the grant program, perform annual evaluations of the grant recipients, and produce an annual report that is submitted to the education committees of the house of representatives and the senate.

The act appropriates $450,000 from the general fund to the department of higher education to implement the act.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details