SENATE, No. 822

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

216th LEGISLATURE

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2014 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator† JAMES BEACH

District 6 (Burlington and Camden)

Senator† NIA H. GILL

District 34 (Essex and Passaic)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Allen and Van Drew

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

†††† Requires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse application fees and transcript fees for veterans and members of the military.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

†††† Introduced Pending Technical Review by Legislative Counsel

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An Act concerning certain fees charged by public institutions of higher education and supplementing chapter 62 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.

 

†††† Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

†††† 1.††† A public institution of higher education shall waive or reimburse the institutionís application fee and fee for the receipt or transmission of a transcript for each veteran, member of the Armed Forces of the United States, member of the Reserve components thereof, or member of the New Jersey National Guard who resides in the State and accepts admission to the institution.

 

†††† 2.††† This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

†††† This bill requires a public institution of higher education to waive or reimburse the institutionís application fee and fee for the receipt or transmission of a transcript for each veteran, member of the Armed Forces of the United States, the Reserve components thereof, or member of the New Jersey National Guard who resides in the State and accepts admission to the institution.