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S 2055 - Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Incarcerated Persons - New Jersey Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Incarcerated Persons

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (41-27) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Incarcerated Persons

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes incarcerated persons to receive student financial aid.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes eligibility for student aid to an incarcerated person as long as (Sec. 1):

    • The person has been a resident of the state for no less than 12 months prior to the date of incarceration;

    • The person is a state-sentenced inmate; and

    • The person receives approval from the Department of Corrections to enroll in an eligible institution.

  • Specifies that this act will take effect upon its passage (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-10) - (Key vote)
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Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Incarcerated Persons

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes incarcerated persons to receive student financial aid.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes eligibility for student aid to an incarcerated person as long as (Sec. 1):

    • The person has been a resident of the state for no less than 12 months prior to the date of incarceration;

    • The person is a state-sentenced inmate; and

    • The person receives approval from the Department of Corrections to enroll in an eligible institution.

  • Specifies that this act will take effect upon its passage (Sec. 2).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Authorizes Student Financial Aid for Incarcerated Persons

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