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Dependent Tuition Assistance Program Eligibility

Concerning tuition assistance eligibility for dependent children of certain persons, and, in connection therewith, determining eligibility for dependents of prisoners of war, military personnel missing in action, National Guardsmen, law enforcement officers, and firefighters.
2019 Regular Session
Higher Education
Bill Summary

State institutions of higher education - tuition assistance - dependents of military members - dependents of law enforcement officers and firefighters. A dependent of a prisoner of war or military personnel missing in action, a dependent of a person who died or was permanently disabled while on duty as a Colorado National Guardsman, or a dependent of any person who has been permanently disabled or killed while acting as a police officer, sheriff, or other law enforcement officer or firefighter (dependent) who is eligible for state tuition assistance and federal educational benefits pursuant to the federal "Public Safety Officers' Benefits Act" may receive the state tuition assistance prior to receiving the federal benefit. The state tuition assistance available to a dependent is reduced by the amount of any federal educational benefit provided to the dependent.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/14/2019 Signed Act PDF
    04/29/2019 Final Act PDF
    04/19/2019 Rerevised PDF
    04/18/2019 Revised PDF
    03/26/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    03/25/2019 Engrossed PDF
    03/01/2019 Introduced PDF

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