130th Ohio General Assembly
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H. B. No. 168  As Introduced
As Introduced

129th General Assembly
Regular Session
2011-2012
H. B. No. 168


Representative Carey 

Cosponsors: Representatives Derickson, Grossman, Antonio, Combs, Ashford, Balderson, Stebelton, Letson, Murray 



A BILL
To amend sections 3333.38 and 3345.32 and to enact section 3333.46 of the Revised Code to establish the Career Training Workforce Development Grant Program and to allocate a portion of casino license fees to finance the program.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1. That sections 3333.38 and 3345.32 be amended and section 3333.46 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 3333.38.  (A) As used in this section:
(1) "Institution of higher education" includes all of the following:
(a) A state institution of higher education, as defined in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code;
(b) A nonprofit institution issued a certificate of authorization under Chapter 1713. of the Revised Code;
(c) A private institution exempt from regulation under Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code, as prescribed in section 3333.046 of the Revised Code;
(d) An institution of higher education with a certificate of registration from the state board of career colleges and schools under Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code.
(2) "Student financial assistance supported by state funds" includes assistance granted under sections 3315.33, 3333.12, 3333.122, 3333.21, 3333.26, 3333.28, 3333.372, 3333.391, 3333.46, 5910.03, 5910.032, and 5919.34 of the Revised Code, financed by an award under the choose Ohio first scholarship program established under section 3333.61 of the Revised Code, or financed by an award under the Ohio co-op/internship program established under section 3333.72 of the Revised Code, and any other post-secondary student financial assistance supported by state funds.
(B) An individual who is convicted of, pleads guilty to, or is adjudicated a delinquent child for one of the following violations shall be ineligible to receive any student financial assistance supported by state funds at an institution of higher education for two calendar years from the time the individual applies for assistance of that nature:
(1) A violation of section 2917.02 or 2917.03 of the Revised Code;
(2) A violation of section 2917.04 of the Revised Code that is a misdemeanor of the fourth degree;
(3) A violation of section 2917.13 of the Revised Code that is a misdemeanor of the fourth or first degree and occurs within the proximate area where four or more others are acting in a course of conduct in violation of section 2917.11 of the Revised Code.
(C) If an individual is convicted of, pleads guilty to, or is adjudicated a delinquent child for committing a violation of section 2917.02 or 2917.03 of the Revised Code, and if the individual is enrolled in a state-supported institution of higher education, the institution in which the individual is enrolled shall immediately dismiss the individual. No state-supported institution of higher education shall admit an individual of that nature for one academic year after the individual applies for admission to a state-supported institution of higher education. This division does not limit or affect the ability of a state-supported institution of higher education to suspend or otherwise discipline its students.
Sec. 3333.46.  (A) As used in this section, "eligible student" means a student who meets both of the following conditions:
(1) The student has an expected family contribution, as defined by the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents under section 3333.122 of the Revised Code, of two thousand one hundred ninety dollars or less.
(2) The student is enrolled, in a bachelor's or associate's degree program or course of study in the field of business administration or management, finance, information technology or application, health care, or hospitality, at either:
(a) A private institution that holds a certificate of registration from the state board of career colleges and schools under Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code;
(b) A private institution exempt from regulation under Chapter 3332. of the Revised Code as prescribed in section 3333.046 of the Revised Code.
(B) The career training workforce development grant program is hereby established. Under the program, the director of development shall award grants, in amounts determined by the director, to eligible students. The director shall finance the grants using twenty per cent of the total amount of the up front casino license fees paid into the economic development programs fund established in section 3772.17 of the Revised Code.
(C) The director shall prescribe, by rule adopted in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, procedures necessary to carry out this section, including, but not limited to, the following:
(1) Application procedures for a grant;
(2) Conditions and terms under which an eligible student may receive a grant;
(3) Limitations on a grant award, including a maximum period of time for which an eligible student may receive a grant;
(4) Calculations of the amount of a grant awarded to an eligible student;
(5) Disbursement of grants to eligible students.
Sec. 3345.32.  (A) As used in this section:
(1) "State university or college" means the institutions described in section 3345.27 of the Revised Code and the northeastern Ohio universities college of medicine.
(2) "Resident" has the meaning specified by rule of the chancellor of the Ohio board of regents.
(3) "Statement of selective service status" means a statement certifying one of the following:
(a) That the individual filing the statement has registered with the selective service system in accordance with the "Military Selective Service Act," 62 Stat. 604, 50 U.S.C. App. 453, as amended;
(b) That the individual filing the statement is not required to register with the selective service for one of the following reasons:
(i) The individual is under eighteen or over twenty-six years of age.
(ii) The individual is on active duty with the armed forces of the United States other than for training in a reserve or national guard unit.
(iii) The individual is a nonimmigrant alien lawfully in the United States in accordance with section 101 (a)(15) of the "Immigration and Nationality Act," 8 U.S.C. 1101, as amended.
(iv) The individual is not a citizen of the United States and is a permanent resident of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands or the Northern Mariana Islands.
(4) "Institution of higher education" means any eligible institution approved by the United States department of education pursuant to the "Higher Education Act of 1965," 79 Stat. 1219, as amended, or any institution whose students are eligible for financial assistance under any of the programs described by division (E) of this section.
(B) The chancellor shall, by rule, specify the form of statements of selective service status to be filed in compliance with divisions (C) to (F)(E) of this section. Each statement of selective service status shall contain a section wherein a male student born after December 31, 1959, certifies that the student has registered with the selective service system in accordance with the "Military Selective Service Act," 62 Stat. 604, 50 U.S.C. App. 453, as amended. For those students not required to register with the selective service, as specified in divisions (A)(2)(b)(i) to (iv) of this section, a section shall be provided on the statement of selective service status for the certification of nonregistration and for an explanation of the reason for the exemption. The chancellor may require that such statements be accompanied by documentation specified by rule of the chancellor.
(C) A state university or college that enrolls in any course, class, or program a male student born after December 31, 1959, who has not filed a statement of selective service status with the university or college shall, regardless of the student's residency, charge the student any tuition surcharge charged students who are not residents of this state.
(D) No male born after December 31, 1959, shall be eligible to receive any loan, grant, scholarship, or other financial assistance for educational expenses granted under section 3315.33, 3333.12, 3333.122, 3333.21, 3333.22, 3333.26, 3333.391, 3333.46, 5910.03, 5910.032, or 5919.34 of the Revised Code, financed by an award under the choose Ohio first scholarship program established under section 3333.61 of the Revised Code, or financed by an award under the Ohio co-op/internship program established under section 3333.72 of the Revised Code, unless that person has filed a statement of selective service status with that person's institution of higher education.
(E) If an institution of higher education receives a statement from an individual certifying that the individual has registered with the selective service system in accordance with the "Military Selective Service Act," 62 Stat. 604, 50 U.S.C. App. 453, as amended or that the individual is exempt from registration for a reason other than that the individual is under eighteen years of age, the institution shall not require the individual to file any further statements. If it receives a statement certifying that the individual is not required to register because the individual is under eighteen years of age, the institution shall require the individual to file a new statement of selective service status each time the individual seeks to enroll for a new academic term or makes application for a new loan or loan guarantee or for any form of financial assistance for educational expenses, until it receives a statement certifying that the individual has registered with the selective service system or is exempt from registration for a reason other than that the individual is under eighteen years of age.
Section 2. That existing sections 3333.38 and 3345.32 of the Revised Code are hereby repealed.
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