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Budget Summary FY2011

Outside Section 185
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010




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MassGrant Immigration Verification

SECTION 185.   (a) Notwithstanding and general or special law to the contrary, an applicant for the MassGrant program administered by the department of higher education office of grant assistance shall complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or other federal student loan program that verifies both financial and citizenship eligibility.

(b) The secretary of education shall report annually to the senate and house committees on ways and means and the executive office for administration and finance the amount of money recovered by the department of education from those who received assistance fraudulently and the number of recipients who were issued partial or lifetime disqualifications.
 

Veto Explanation:
I am vetoing this section because [see technical note].