BILL NO. 161
1st Session, 60th General Assembly
56 Elizabeth II, 2007
Private Member's Bill
Student Aid Act
First Reading: March 28, 2007
This Bill amends the Student Aid Act to require the Government to establish a new low-income
bursary program before September 1, 2007.
An Act to Amend Chapter 449
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Student Aid Act
1 Chapter 449 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Student Aid Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 16 the following Section:
17 (1) Subject to subsection (2), the Government shall, before September 1, 2007, establish a new bursary program for academically qualified low-income post-secondary students that will assist those students in overcoming financial, geographical and other challenges to accessibility to post-secondary education.
(2) The moneys required for the purpose of
this Section shall be paid from moneys appropriated for that purpose by the Legislature.
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