Under existing law, the Fostering Hope Scholarship Act of 2015 provides for payment of tuition for persons currently or formerly in the foster care program, including children adopted at the age of 14 or older, to attend public two-year or four-year institutions of higher education in the state
This bill would make the scholarships available for anyone adopted from the state foster care program at the age of seven or more and provide for limited retroactive effect
Relating to the Fostering Hope Scholarship Act of 2015; to amend Sections 38-12B-2 and 38-12B-6, Code of Alabama 1975, to revise the age requirements for scholarships to any person adopted from the state foster care program.
|April 11, 2017||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Ways and Means Education|
|Bill Text||HB496 Alabama 2017 Session - Introduced|