261.25 APPROPRIATIONS -- STANDING LIMITED -- MINORITY STUDENT AND FACULTY INFORMATION. 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of forty-eight million three hundred seventy-three thousand seven hundred eighteen dollars for tuition grants. 2. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of five million three hundred seventy-four thousand eight hundred fifty-eight dollars for tuition grants for students attending for-profit accredited private institutions located in Iowa. A for-profit institution which, effective March 9, 2005, purchased an accredited private institution that was exempt from taxation under section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, shall be an eligible institution under the tuition grant program. In the case of a qualified student who was enrolled in such accredited private institution that was purchased by the for-profit institution effective March 9, 2005, and who continues to be enrolled in the eligible institution in succeeding years, the amount the student qualifies for under this subsection shall be not less than the amount the student qualified for in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004. For purposes of the tuition grant program, "for-profit accredited private institution" means an accredited private institution which is not exempt from taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code but which otherwise meets the requirements of section 261.9, subsection 1, paragraph "b", and whose students were eligible to receive tuition grants in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2003. 3. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of two million seven hundred eighty-three thousand one hundred fifteen dollars for vocational-technical tuition grants. 4. This section shall not be construed to be a limitation on any of the amounts which may be appropriated by the general assembly for any program enumerated in this section. 5. For each fiscal year, the institutions of higher education that enroll recipients of Iowa tuition grants shall transmit to the Iowa college student aid commission information about the numbers of minority students enrolled and minority faculty members employed at the institution, and existing or proposed plans for the recruitment and retention of minority students and faculty as well as existing or proposed plans to serve nontraditional students. The Iowa college student aid commission shall compile and report the first fall academic semester or quarter enrollment and employment information and plans for the next fiscal year to the chairpersons and ranking members of the house and senate education committees, members of the joint education appropriations subcommittee, the governor, and the legislative services agency by March 1 of each year.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C77, 79, 81, § 261.25] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         83 Acts, ch 197, § 15; 85 Acts, ch 263, § 17; 87 Acts, ch 233, §
      458; 88 Acts, ch 1003, § 2; 88 Acts, ch 1284, § 13, 28; 89 Acts, ch
      319, § 47, 48; 90 Acts, ch 1253, § 122; 90 Acts, ch 1272, § 54; 91
      Acts, ch 180, §3; 91 Acts, ch 260, §908; 91 Acts, ch 267, §218; 92
      Acts, ch 1246, §30; 93 Acts, ch 179, § 21; 94 Acts, ch 1193, §19, 20;
      95 Acts, ch 218, § 22; 96 Acts, ch 1215, § 38; 97 Acts, ch 212, §27;
      98 Acts, ch 1215, §37, 38; 99 Acts, ch 205, §31, 32; 2000 Acts, ch
      1095, §14; 2000 Acts, ch 1223, §28; 2002 Acts, ch 1171, §85; 2002
      Acts, 2nd Ex, ch 1003, §93, 95; 2003 Acts, ch 35, §45, 49; 2003 Acts,
      ch 182, §13; 2004 Acts, ch 1175, §93; 2005 Acts, ch 169, §26, 27;
      2006 Acts, ch 1180, §18, 19; 2006 Acts, ch 1182, §43; 2007 Acts, ch
      214, §27
         Referred to in § 261.9, 261.20 

         Footnotes

         Portion of funds to be used for forgivable loans pursuant to
      §261.23 for Iowa nurses and nurse educators; 2007 Acts, ch 214, §4

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