Substitute For

SENATE BILL NO. 200

A bill to amend 1979 PA 94, entitled

"The state school aid act of 1979,"

by amending sections 236, 236b, 236c, 236j, 236k, 241, 248, 248a, 251, 252, 254, 256, 263, 264, 268, 269, 270c, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, 282, and 283 (MCL 388.1836, 388.1836b, 388.1836c, 388.1836j, 388.1836k, 388.1841, 388.1848, 388.1848a, 388.1851, 388.1852, 388.1854, 388.1856, 388.1863, 388.1864, 388.1868, 388.1869, 388.1870c, 388.1875, 388.1876, 388.1877, 388.1878, 388.1879, 388.1880, 388.1881, 388.1882, and 388.1883), sections 236, 236j, and 251 as amended and sections 248 and 248a as added by 2022 PA 212, sections 236b, 236c, 241, 252, 256, 263, 264, 268, 269, 270c, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279, 280, 281, and 282 as amended and section 236k as added by 2022 PA 144, section 254 as amended by 2017 PA 108, and section 283 as amended by 2019 PA 62, and by adding sections 236l, 236m, 241a, 241b, 241c, 241d, 275k, and 284a; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

The people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 236. (1) Subject to the conditions set forth in this article, the amounts listed in this section are appropriated for higher education for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, 2024, from the funds indicated in this section. The following is a summary of the appropriations in this section and section 236j:

(a) The gross appropriation is $2,016,635,700.00. $2,332,091,200.00. After deducting total interdepartmental grants and intradepartmental transfers in the amount of $0.00, the adjusted gross appropriation is $2,016,635,700.00.$2,332,091,200.00.

(b) The sources of the adjusted gross appropriation described in subdivision (a) are as follows:

(i) Total federal revenues, $128,526,400.00.

(ii) Total local revenues, $0.00.

(iii) Total private revenues, $0.00.

(iv) Total other state restricted revenues, $347,888,300.00.$352,268,300.00.

(v) State general fund/general purpose money, $1,540,221,000.00.$1,851,296,500.00.

(c) The totals and subtotals reflected in subdivisions (a) and (b) do not include amounts appropriated under subsection (7)(f) or (8)(c) to avoid duplicating totals of amounts appropriated in this section and section 236j.

(2) Amounts appropriated for public universities are as follows:

(a) The appropriation for Central Michigan University is $91,145,100.00, $87,600,000.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,752,000.00 for operations increase, and $1,793,100.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$107,307,500.00, $89,352,000.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $5,361,100.00 for operations increase, $1,594,200.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $8,267,100.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $2,733,100.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(b) The appropriation for Eastern Michigan University is $79,152,400.00, $77,253,700.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,545,100.00 for operations increase, and $353,600.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$93,550,200.00, $78,798,800.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $4,727,900.00 for operations increase, $406,000.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $7,207,200.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $2,410,300.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(c) The appropriation for Ferris State University is $56,952,900.00, $55,025,500.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,100,500.00 for operations increase, and $826,900.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$67,010,300.00, $56,126,000.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $3,367,600.00 for operations increase, $714,200.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $5,085,700.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $1,716,800.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(d) The appropriation for Grand Valley State University is $81,253,800.00, $72,313,500.00 for operations, $7,661,000.00 for per-student floor funding, $0.00 for operations increase, and $1,279,300.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$101,425,200.00, $79,974,500.00 for operations, $3,380,800.00 for per-student floor funding, $4,798,500.00 for operations increase, $1,253,800.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $12,017,600.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(e) The appropriation for Lake Superior State University is $14,361,900.00, $13,307,000.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $266,100.00 for operations increase, and $788,800.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$16,603,900.00, $13,573,100.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $814,400.00 for operations increase, $938,500.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $862,600.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $415,300.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(f) The appropriation for Michigan State University is $372,054,800.00, $287,331,700.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $14,349,600.00 for operations increase, $2,046,400.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $36,684,200.00 for MSU AgBioResearch, and $31,642,900.00 for MSU Extension.$422,070,100.00, $301,681,300.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $18,100,900.00 for operations increase, $1,943,800.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $27,917,300.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment, $38,885,300.00 for MSU AgBioResearch, and $33,541,500.00 for MSU Extension.

(g) The appropriation for Michigan Technological University is $51,951,000.00, $50,101,600.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,002,000.00 for operations increase, and $847,400.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$60,510,400.00, $51,103,600.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $3,066,200.00 for operations increase, $866,900.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $3,910,500.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $1,563,200.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(h) The appropriation for Northern Michigan University is $50,751,100.00, $47,809,100.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,780,700.00 for operations increase, and $1,161,300.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$58,215,900.00, $49,589,800.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $2,975,400.00 for operations increase, $1,250,700.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $3,765,800.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $634,200.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(i) The appropriation for Oakland University is $60,761,900.00, $53,147,400.00 for operations, $7,259,200.00 for per-student floor funding, $0.00 for operations increase, and $355,300.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$75,610,000.00, $60,406,600.00 for operations, $2,249,800.00 for per-student floor funding, $3,624,400.00 for operations increase, $331,800.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $8,997,400.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(j) The appropriation for Saginaw Valley State University is $32,274,600.00, $30,583,800.00 for operations, $132,900.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,369,600.00 for operations increase, and $188,300.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$38,045,000.00, $32,086,300.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,925,200.00 for operations increase, $203,900.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $3,829,600.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(k) The appropriation for University of Michigan Ann Arbor is $339,198,000.00, $321,970,100.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $16,390,200.00 for operations increase, and $837,700.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$390,237,100.00, $338,360,300.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $20,301,600.00 for operations increase, $1,290,500.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $30,284,700.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(l) The appropriation for University of Michigan Dearborn is $28,115,900.00, $26,167,000.00 for operations, $1,702,700.00 for per-student floor funding, $0.00 for operations increase, and $246,200.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$33,623,400.00, $27,869,700.00 for operations, $13,800.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,672,200.00 for operations increase, $185,500.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $3,882,200.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(m) The appropriation for University of Michigan Flint is $25,159,200.00, $23,616,200.00 for operations, $953,900.00 for per-student floor funding, $204,700.00 for operations increase, and $384,400.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$29,888,900.00, $24,774,800.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $1,486,500.00 for operations increase, $391,200.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $3,236,400.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(n) The appropriation for Wayne State University is $213,639,700.00, $202,996,700.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $10,289,900.00 for operations increase, and $353,100.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$239,241,100.00, $213,286,600.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $12,797,200.00 for operations increase, $403,600.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $12,753,700.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $0.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(o) The appropriation for Western Michigan University is $114,351,900.00, $111,522,200.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $2,230,400.00 for operations increase, and $599,300.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver.$133,860,700.00, $113,752,600.00 for operations, $0.00 for per-student floor funding, $6,825,200.00 for operations increase, $543,700.00 for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $9,259,700.00 for ITEM 1-time supplement, and $3,479,500.00 for MPSERS participant supplemental payment.

(3) The amount appropriated in subsection (2) for public universities is $1,611,124,200.00, $1,867,199,700.00, appropriated from the following:

(a) State school aid fund, $343,168,300.00.

(b) State general fund/general purpose money, $1,267,955,900.00.$1,524,031,400.00.

(4) The amount appropriated for Michigan public school employees' retirement system reimbursement is $70,000.00, appropriated from the state school aid fund.$0.00.

(5) The amount appropriated for state and regional programs is $316,800.00, appropriated from general fund/general purpose money and allocated as follows:

(a) Higher education database modernization and conversion, $200,000.00.

(b) Midwestern Higher Education Compact, $116,800.00.

(6) The amount appropriated for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks program is $2,691,500.00, appropriated from general fund/general purpose money and allocated as follows:

(a) Select student support services, $1,956,100.00.

(b) Michigan college/university partnership program, $586,800.00.

(c) Morris Hood, Jr. educator development program, $148,600.00.

(7) Subject to subsection (8), the amount appropriated for grants and financial aid is $397,783,200.00, $444,783,200.00, allocated as follows:

(a) State competitive scholarships, $29,861,700.00.$26,861,700.00.

(b) Tuition grants, $42,021,500.00.

(c) Tuition incentive program, $71,300,000.00.

(d) Children of veterans and officer's survivor tuition grant programs, $1,400,000.00.

(e) Project GEAR-UP, $3,200,000.00.

(f) Michigan achievement scholarships, $250,000,000.00. $300,000,000.00. From this amount, up to $10,000,000.00 may be used to award skills scholarships under section 248a.

(8) The money appropriated in subsection (7) for grants and financial aid is appropriated from the following:

(a) Federal revenues under the United States Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, GEAR-UP program, $3,200,000.00.

(b) Federal revenues under the social security act, temporary assistance for needy families, $125,326,400.00.

(c) Postsecondary scholarship fund, $250,000,000.00.$300,000,000.00.

(d) State general fund/general purpose money, $19,256,800.00.$16,256,800.00.

(9) For fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 only, in addition to the allocation under subsection (4), from the appropriations described in subsection (1), there is allocated an amount not to exceed $4,650,000.00 $9,100,000.00 for payments to participating public universities, appropriated from the state school aid fund. A university that receives money under this subsection shall use that money solely for the purpose of offsetting the normal cost contribution rate. As used in this subsection, "participating public universities" means public universities that are a reporting unit of the Michigan public school employees' retirement system under the public school employees retirement act of 1979, 1980 PA 300, MCL 38.1301 to 38.1437, and that pay contributions to the Michigan public school employees' retirement system for the state fiscal year.

(10) From the appropriations described in subsection (1), subject to section 241d, $2,500,000.00 is appropriated from state general fund/general purpose money for the higher education coordinating council.

(11) For fiscal year 2023-2024 only, from the appropriations described in subsection (1), subject to section 236l, $1,000,000.00 is appropriated from state general fund/general purpose money for the Finlandia University reenrollment scholarship.

(12) For fiscal year 2023-2024 only, from the appropriations described in subsection (1), $2,000,000.00 is appropriated from state general fund/general purpose money to the Michigan geological survey for costs related to the development, construction, and equipment purchases for a new facility.

(13) For fiscal year 2023-2024 only, from the appropriations described in subsection (1), $2,500,000.00 is appropriated from state general fund/general purpose money for critical incident mapping. These funds must be distributed to universities proportionately to the amounts in subsection (2) for operations.

Sec. 236b. In addition to the funds appropriated in section 236, there is appropriated for grants and financial aid in fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 an amount not to exceed $6,000,000.00 for federal contingency authorization. These funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393, for another purpose under this article.

Sec. 236c. In addition to the funds appropriated for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 in section 236, appropriations to the department of technology, management, and budget in the act providing general appropriations for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for state building authority rent, totaling an estimated $132,295,300.00, $134,595,300.00, provide funding for the state share of costs for previously constructed capital projects for state universities. These appropriations for state building authority rent represent additional state general fund support provided to public universities, and the following is an estimate of the amount of that support to each university:

(a) Central Michigan University, $12,973,000.00.$13,013,100.00.

(b) Eastern Michigan University, $6,049,500.00.$6,068,200.00.

(c) Ferris State University, $8,392,700.00.$9,756,300.00.

(d) Grand Valley State University, $8,653,400.00.$8,680,100.00.

(e) Lake Superior State University, $2,340,600.00.$2,246,100.00.

(f) Michigan State University, $16,673,800.00.$16,725,300.00.

(g) Michigan Technological University, $3,421,600.00.$4,030,700.00.

(h) Northern Michigan University, $7,342,400.00.$7,768,000.00.

(i) Oakland University, $9,488,200.00.$9,517,400.00.

(j) Saginaw Valley State University, $7,855,700.00.$7,880,000.00.

(k) University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, $12,065,900.00.$11,757,500.00.

(l) University of Michigan - Dearborn, $10,774,000.00.$10,807,200.00.

(m) University of Michigan - Flint, $6,084,700.00.$6,103,500.00.

(n) Wayne State University, $10,118,000.00.$10,092,800.00.

(o) Western Michigan University, $10,061,800.00.$10,149,100.00.

Sec. 236j. (1) The postsecondary scholarship fund is created in the department of treasury for the purpose of providing scholarship awards to eligible students who attend eligible postsecondary educational institutions in this state, as provided in subsection (5).

(2) The state treasurer may receive money or other assets from any source for deposit into the postsecondary scholarship fund. The state treasurer shall direct the investment of the postsecondary scholarship fund. The state treasurer shall credit to the postsecondary scholarship fund interest and earnings from postsecondary scholarship fund investments.

(3) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5)(c), money Money in the postsecondary scholarship fund at the close of the fiscal year must remain in the postsecondary scholarship fund and not lapse to the general fund.

(4) The department of treasury shall be the administrator of the postsecondary scholarship fund for auditing purposes.

(5) The expenditure of money from the postsecondary scholarship fund is subject to all of the following:

(a) Money must be expended from the postsecondary scholarship fund only for the purpose of providing Michigan achievement scholarship awards to eligible students who attend eligible postsecondary educational institutions in this state.

(b) Criteria for student and institutional eligibility under subdivision (a), along with all other program requirements, must be established pursuant to a postsecondary scholarship program enacted into the law of this state that is effective by not later than September 30, 2023.

(c) If a postsecondary scholarship program is not enacted into law with an effective date as described in subdivision (b), money in the postsecondary scholarship fund must remain in the postsecondary scholarship fund and not lapse to the general fund.

(6) For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, $250,000,000.00 2024, $300,000,000.00 is deposited into the postsecondary scholarship fund from the state general fund/general purpose money.

(7) It is the intent of the legislature that the postsecondary scholarship fund serves as the primary funding source of the Michigan achievement scholarship. To ensure the Michigan achievement scholarship provides ongoing supports for students, it is the intent of the legislature to increase annual deposits into the postsecondary scholarship fund by $50,000,000.00 per year until the fully implemented costs of the Michigan achievement scholarship are deposited annually into the postsecondary scholarship fund.

Sec. 236k. (1) The amounts appropriated in section 236 for per-student floor funding are distributed to those public universities whose annual state appropriations per fiscal year equated student is less than $4,500.00 and are to be allocated each year, beginning with the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, over 3 years until a funding floor of $4,500.00 is met.

(2) The per-student floor funding allocation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 is an amount equal to (the difference between $4,500.00 and the amount calculated by dividing the annual state appropriations for fiscal year 2020-2021 2021-2022 by total fiscal year equated students for all public universities for fiscal year 2020-2021) 2021-2022) divided by 3. 2. The amount paid to an eligible public university is the amount calculated in the immediately preceding sentence multiplied by that university's fiscal year equated students for fiscal year 2020-2021. 2021-2022. If a calculation under this section results in an amount less than $0.00, the payment under this section is equal to $0.00. It is intended that each university will reach a minimum funding level of at least $4,500.00 over 3 years.

(3) As used in this section:

(a) "Annual state appropriations" means the total of those amounts allocated in section 236(2) with the exception of MSU AgBioResearch and MSU Extension for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.2022.

(b) "Fiscal year equated students" means that term as used in the higher education institutional data inventory for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021.2022.

Sec. 236l. (1) The funds appropriated in section 236 for Finlandia University reenrollment scholarship must be distributed by the department as provided in this section to provide scholarship awards to eligible students to facilitate their attendance at eligible institutions. As used in this section:

(a) "Department" means the department of treasury.

(b) "Eligible institution" means a public university receiving an appropriation in section 236(2) or a community college receiving an appropriation in section 201(2).

(c) "Eligible student" means an individual who meets all of the following:

(i) Was enrolled in classes at Finlandia University during Finlandia University's 2022-2023 academic year.

(ii) Has enrolled at an eligible institution for the 2023-2024 academic year.

(iii) Has not earned a baccalaureate degree.

(2) The department must award a scholarship in the amount of $3,000.00 to each eligible student. An award under this section may be used by an eligible student to offset educational expenses associated with the student's attendance at an eligible institution. An award under this section is in addition to any other scholarship awards or grant aid available to the student under this act.

(3) The department may establish administrative rules or procedures necessary to implement this section.

(4) The department shall work with Finlandia University or any successor entity to promote the scholarship program under this section.

Sec. 236m. Funds appropriated in section 236(2) for ITEM 1-time supplement are intended to be used for the repayment of debt, necessary improvements, deferred maintenance, and modernization and sustainability efforts related to university buildings, facilities, and other physical infrastructure; necessary improvements and deferred maintenance of information technology, other technology infrastructure, and other equipment; and other purposes related to infrastructure, technology, equipment, and maintenance. These funds are not intended to be used for any other purpose than what is specified in this section. These funds are distributed to each university according to the university's respective share of total fiscal year equated students as reported to the higher education institutional data inventory for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022. Payments to universities under this section must be distributed in 1 lump sum to each institution with the October 16, 2023 payment as specified in section 241.

Sec. 241. (1) Subject to sections 241a, 241b, 241c, and 244, and 265a, the funds appropriated in section 236 to public universities must be paid out of the state treasury and distributed by the state treasurer to the respective institutions in 11 equal monthly installments on the sixteenth of each month, or the next succeeding business day, beginning with October 16, 2022. 2023. Except for Wayne State University, each institution shall accrue its July and August 2022 2024 payments to its institutional fiscal year ending June 30, 2023.2024.

(2) All public universities shall submit higher education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data and associated financial aid program information requested by and in a manner prescribed by the state budget director. For public universities with fiscal years ending June 30, these data must be submitted to the state budget director by October 15 of each fiscal year. Public universities with a fiscal year ending September 30, 2022 shall submit preliminary HEIDI data by November 15, 2022 and final data by December 15, 2022. If a public university fails to submit HEIDI data and associated financial aid program information in accordance with this reporting schedule, the state treasurer may withhold the monthly installments under subsection (1) to the public university until those data are submitted.

Sec. 241a. (1) All public universities shall submit higher education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data and associated financial aid program information requested by and in a manner prescribed by the state budget director. For public universities with fiscal years ending June 30, these data must be submitted to the state budget director by October 15 of each fiscal year. Public universities with a fiscal year ending September 30, 2023 shall submit preliminary HEIDI data by November 15, 2023 and final data by December 21, 2023.

(2) It is intended that accountability reporting for public universities will be streamlined through HEIDI. The state budget director and the center will work to combine the reporting requirements outlined in this subsection with the existing HEIDI collection cycle. All of the following must be reported to the house and senate fiscal agencies and the state budget director:

(a) Each public university's certification of its compliance with the requirements described in subsections (4) and (5).

(b) The reporting requirements described in sections 241b and 241c.

(3) If a public university fails to submit HEIDI data and associated financial aid program information in accordance with the required reporting schedule, the state treasurer may withhold the monthly installments under section 241 to the public university until those data are submitted. If a public university does not comply with all of the requirements described in subsections (4) and (5) by the end of the fiscal year, the public university forfeits the amount withheld. The state budget director shall notify the chairs of the house and senate appropriations subcommittee on higher education at least 10 days before withholding funds from any public university.

(4) No later than October 15 each year, a public university shall maintain a public transparency website available through a link on its website homepage. The website must include all of the following concerning the public university:

(a) The annual operating budget and subsequent budget revisions.

(b) A summary of current expenditures for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available, expressed as pie charts in the following 2 categories:

(i) A chart of personnel expenditures, broken into the following subcategories:

(A) Earnings and wages.

(B) Employee benefit costs, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and long-term care benefits.

(C) Retirement benefit costs.

(D) All other personnel costs.

(ii) A chart of all current expenditures the public university reported as part of its higher education institutional data inventory data under subsection (1), broken into the same subcategories in which it reported those data.

(c) Links to all of the following for the public university:

(i) The current collective bargaining agreement for each bargaining unit.

(ii) Each health care benefits plan, including, but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, disability, long-term care, or any other type of benefits that would constitute health care services, offered to any bargaining unit or employee of the public university.

(iii) Audits and financial reports for the most recent fiscal year for which they are available.

(d) General fund revenue and expenditure projections for the current fiscal year and the next fiscal year.

(e) A listing of all debt service obligations, detailed by project, anticipated fiscal year payment for each project, and total outstanding debt for the current fiscal year.

(f) The institution's policy regarding the transferability of core college courses between community colleges and the public university.

(g) A listing of all community colleges that have entered into reverse transfer agreements with the public university.

(h) A dashboard or report card demonstrating the public university's performance in several "best practice" measures. The dashboard or report card must include at least all of the following for the most recent academic years for which the data are available:

(i) Enrollment.

(ii) Student retention rate.

(iii) Six-year graduation rates.

(iv) Number of Pell grant recipients and graduating Pell grant recipients.

(v) Geographic origination of students, categorized as in-state, out-of-state, and international.

(vi) Faculty to student ratios and total public university employee to student ratios.

(vii) Teaching load by faculty classification.

(viii) Graduation outcome rates, including employment and continuing education.

(i) An icon badge that provides statewide consistency and public visibility. For this purpose, public universities shall use the icon badge provided by the department of technology, management, and budget consistent with the icon badge developed by the department of education for K-12 school districts. It must appear on the front of each public university's homepage. The size of the icon may be reduced to 150 x 150 pixels. The font size and style for this reporting must be consistent with other documents on each public university's website.

(j) A collection and report of the number and percentage of all enrolled students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, broken out by undergraduate and graduate/professional classifications, reported to the center and posted on its website under the budget transparency icon badge.

(5) No later than October 15 each year, a public university shall develop, maintain, and update a "campus safety information and resources" link, prominently displayed on the homepage of its website, to a section of its website containing, at a minimum, all of the following information:

(a) Emergency contact numbers for police, fire, health, and other services.

(b) Hours, locations, telephone numbers, and email contacts for campus public safety offices and title IX offices.

(c) A list of safety and security services provided by the public university, including transportation, escort services, building surveillance, anonymous tip lines, and other available security services.

(d) The public university's policies applicable to minors on university property.

(e) A directory of resources available at the public university or surrounding community for students or employees who are survivors of sexual assault or sexual abuse.

(f) An electronic copy of "A Resource Handbook for Campus Sexual Assault Survivors, Friends and Family", published in 2018.

(g) Campus security policies and crime statistics pursuant to the student right-to-know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542, 104 Stat 2381. Information must include all material prepared pursuant to the public information reporting requirements under the crime awareness and campus security act of 1990, title II of the student right-to-know and campus security act, Public Law 101-542, 104 Stat 2381.

Sec. 241b. (1) No later than October 15 each year, each public university that receives an appropriation in section 236 shall report its annual security report, also known as the Clery Act Report, as required under 20 USC 1092(f). Each public university shall include a title IX summary report that includes all of the following information:

(a) The amounts and descriptions of all fees incurred in title IX-related civil and criminal litigation.

(b) The number of title IX complaints.

(c) The average length of time for investigation and resolution of title IX complaints.

(d) The aggregate number of title IX cases, investigations, and complaints for each of the categories described in subparagraphs (i) to (v), subject to subparagraph (vi), as follows:

(i) Cases investigated for less than 15 days.

(ii) Cases investigated for at least 15 days and less than 30 days.

(iii) Cases investigated for at least 30 days and less than 60 days.

(iv) Cases investigated for at least 60 days and less than 90 days.

(v) Cases investigated for 90 days or more.

(vi) If, for any category of cases under subparagraphs (i) to (v), there is an aggregate of fewer than 5 cases investigated, the public university shall not report the aggregate number of cases and instead shall report that fewer than 5 cases were investigated.

(e) The number of title IX appeals and the resolutions of those appeals.

(f) The number of title IX-related complaints filed by the public university with law enforcement agencies.

(2) No later than October 15 each year, each public university that receives an appropriation in section 236 shall certify all of the following:

(a) The public university complies with federal regulations under title IX, as required by the United States Department of Education, including, but not limited to, the following:

(i) Use of medical experts that do not have an actual or apparent conflict of interest.

(ii) Issuance of title IX reports to complainants and respondents that are not divergent.

(iii) Notification of resources to each individual who reports having experienced sexual assault by a public university member.

(iv) Consistent annual training for title IX staff and law enforcement.

(b) The public university provides both of the following:

(i) An in-person sexual misconduct prevention presentation or course for all freshman and incoming transfer students, which must include contact information for the title IX office of the public university.

(ii) An online or electronic sexual misconduct prevention presentation or course for all students not considered freshmen or incoming transfer students.

(c) The public university had a third party review its title IX compliance office and related policies and procedures by the end of the 2018-2019 academic year. A copy of the third-party review must be transmitted to the state budget director, the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, and the house and senate fiscal agencies. Each public university shall have a third-party review once every 4 years and a copy of the third-party review must be transmitted to the state budget director, the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, and the house and senate fiscal agencies.

(d) The public university requires that the governing board and the president or chancellor of the public university receive quarterly reports from their title IX coordinator or title IX office. The report must contain aggregated data of the number of sexual misconduct reports that the office received for the academic year, the types of reports received, including reports received against employees, and a summary of the general outcomes of the reports and investigations. A member of the governing board may request to review a title IX investigation report involving a complaint against an employee, and the public university shall provide the report in a manner it considers appropriate. The public university shall protect the complainant's anonymity, and the report must not contain specific identifying information.

(e) If allegations against an employee are made in more than 1 title IX complaint that resulted in the public university finding that no misconduct occurred, the public university requires that the title IX officer promptly notify the president or chancellor and a member of the public university's governing board in writing and take all appropriate steps to ensure that the matter is being investigated thoroughly, including hiring an outside investigator for future cases involving that employee. A third-party title IX investigation under this subdivision does not prohibit the public university from simultaneously conducting its own title IX investigation through its own title IX coordinator.

(f) The public university's president or chancellor and a member of its governing board has reviewed all title IX reports involving the alleged sexual misconduct of an employee of the public university.

(3) As used in this section, "sexual misconduct" includes, but is not limited to, intimate partner violence, nonconsensual sexual conduct, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, and stalking.

Sec. 241c. (1) No later than the last business day of August each year, each public university that receives an appropriation in section 236 shall submit the amount of tuition and fees actually charged to a full-time resident undergraduate student for academic year 2023-2024 as part of the public university's higher education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) data. A public university shall report any revisions of tuition and fee charges for any semester of the reported academic year to HEIDI within 15 days after being adopted.

(2) Payments under section 236 for operations increase and per-student floor funding must be made only to a public university that certifies to the state budget director by the last business day of August of each year that its board did not adopt an increase in tuition and fee rates for resident undergraduate students after September 1, 2022 for the 2022-2023 academic year and that its board will not adopt an increase in tuition and fee rates for resident undergraduate students for the 2023-2024 academic year that is greater than 4.5% or $676, whichever is greater. As used in this subsection:

(a) "Fee" means any board-authorized fee that will be paid by more than 1/2 of all resident undergraduate students at least once during their enrollment at a public university, as described in the higher education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) user manual. A public university increasing a fee that applies to a specific subset of students or courses shall provide sufficient information to prove that the increase applied to that subset will not cause the increase in the average amount of board-authorized total tuition and fees paid by resident undergraduate students in the 2023-2024 academic year to exceed the limit established in this subsection.

(b) "Tuition and fee rate" means the average of full-time rates paid by a majority of students in each undergraduate class, based on an unweighted average of the rates authorized by the university board and actually charged to students, deducting any uniformly rebated or refunded amounts, for the 2 semesters with the highest levels of full-time equated resident undergraduate enrollment during the academic year, as described in the higher education institutional data inventory (HEIDI) user manual.

(3) The state budget director shall implement uniform reporting requirements to ensure that a public university receiving a payment under section 236 for operations increase or per-student floor funding has satisfied the tuition restraint requirements of this section. The state budget director has the sole authority to determine if a public university has met the requirements of this section. Information reported by a public university to the state budget director under this subsection must also be reported to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education and the house and senate fiscal agencies.

Sec. 241d. (1) The Michigan postsecondary education coordinating council is created in the department of labor and economic opportunity. The council may use funds appropriated in section 236(10) to hire employees and enter into contracts with vendors for services, supplies, and other necessary purchases to do the following:

(a) Coordinate state financial aid programs administered in the department of labor and economic opportunity and other state departments and agencies to provide an improved customer service experience to students who apply for financial aid funded by this state.

(b) Survey stakeholders, including public, tribal, and private not-for-profit colleges and universities, state departments and agencies, and statewide postsecondary education associations, on policy changes that could result in improvements to the administration of programs under subdivision (a).

(c) Consolidate reports received from individual colleges and universities under articles II and III into a single statewide report for each separate reporting requirement, and make those consolidated reports available to the governor and legislature.

(d) Provide analysis of data collected by the center, higher education information data inventory, and individual colleges and universities to assist students, prospective students, and their families in making decisions on postsecondary education.

(e) Other activities that would improve the delivery of postsecondary education in this state and assist with achieving the goals stated in sections 226e and 275j.

(f) Other activities as provided by law.

(2) By September 30, 2024, the council shall provide a report to the house and senate subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director. The report must include the following:

(a) A detailed list of expenditures made under this section.

(b) A detailed list of achievements, process improvements, reports, and other accomplishments of the council during the current fiscal year.

(c) A detailed list of recommendations that would improve the delivery of postsecondary education and scholarships for postsecondary education in this state.

Sec. 248. (1) The funds appropriated in section 236 for Michigan achievement scholarships must be distributed as provided in this section and section 248a, pursuant to the administrative procedures for Michigan achievement scholarships of the department.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Department" means the department of treasury.

(b) "Eligible institution" means a public university that receives an appropriation in section 236, a community college that receives an appropriation in section 201, a federally recognized tribal college in this state, or an independent nonprofit college or university in this state as described in section 1 of 1966 PA 313, MCL 390.991.

(c) "Gift aid" includes federal Pell grants under 20 USC 1070a, tuition incentive program benefits under section 256, state tuition grants under section 252, awards received for minimum payments awarded in subsection (4), higher education expenses paid under the Michigan promise zone authority act, 2008 PA 549, MCL 390.1661 to 390.1679, and all other federal, state, or local , or institutional aid in the form of grants, scholarships, or discounts applied toward restricted to tuition and mandatory fees. Gift aid does not include student loans, work-study awards, tuition-specific institutional aid, non-tuition-specific aid not specifically listed, qualified withdrawals made from education savings accounts to pay higher education expenses pursuant to the Michigan education savings program act, 2000 PA 161, MCL 390.1471 to 390.1486, or higher education expenses paid under the Michigan education trust program pursuant to the Michigan education trust act, 1986 PA 316, MCL 390.1421 to 390.1442.

(d) "High school equivalency certificate" means that term as defined in section 4.

(3) An individual must meet all of the following criteria and financial thresholds each year to be eligible for a Michigan achievement scholarship awarded under this section:

(a) Be a resident of this state for at least the immediately preceding year.

(b) Have graduated from high school in this state with a diploma or certificate of completion or achieved a high school equivalency certificate in 2023 or after.

(c) Be a full-time undergraduate student at an eligible institution, as defined by that eligible institution, and be a first-time enrollee in an eligible institution during the 2023-2024 academic year, or a subsequent academic year, within 15 months after high school graduation or attainment of a high school equivalency certificate or have received a Michigan achievement scholarship in a previous academic year. For the purposes of this subdivision, participation in a dual enrollment, early college, or other similar program while attending high school does not disqualify a student from being considered a first-time enrollee.

(d) Maintain satisfactory academic progress, as defined by the eligible institution in which the student is enrolled.

(e) Not be incarcerated in a corrections institution.

(f) Not be in default on a federal student loan.

(g) Timely complete Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and have an expected family contribution of $25,000.00 or less.

(h) Timely apply Apply for all available gift aid for each academic year in which the individual applies for a Michigan achievement scholarship.

(4) Michigan achievement scholarships are subject to all of the following:

(a) Subject to section 248a(3)(f)(i), an eligible student may receive an award under this section or section 248a for a maximum of 5 academic years, not more than 3 of which may be for attending eligible institutions that are community colleges or federally recognized tribal colleges. A student may not receive an award under this subsection and section 248a(3)(f)(i) during the same academic year.

(b) The amount awarded to an eligible student at an eligible institution that is a community college or federally recognized tribal college must equal the sum of following:

(i) A minimum payment of $1,750.00, which is comprised of a base payment of $1,000.00 plus an additional payment of $750.00.

(ii) The lesser of $1,000.00 or the student's last-dollar payment amount.

(c) The amount awarded to an eligible student at an eligible institution that is a public university must equal the sum of following:

(i) A minimum payment of $2,500.00, which is comprised of a base payment of $1,000.00 plus an additional payment of $1,500.00.

(ii) The lesser of $3,000.00 or the student's last-dollar payment amount.

(d) The amount awarded to an eligible student at an eligible institution that is an independent nonprofit college or university must equal the sum of the following:

(i) A minimum payment of $1,000.00.

(ii) The lesser of $3,000.00 or the student's last-dollar payment amount.

(e) Money awarded under this subsection for a Michigan achievement scholarship must be paid to the eligible institution for credit to the student's account.

(f) As used in this subsection:

(i) "Last-dollar payment amount" means an amount equal to the tuition, cost for an eligible student's courses at the resident rate, regardless of whether the student actually incurred that rate, plus the student's mandatory fees, and contact hours for each student's actual program of study and within that student's calculated budget, minus all gift aid received by the student. A student's calculated budget must be defined by the institutional financial aid office for each enrolled student receiving financial aid.

(ii) "Resident rate" means the lowest tuition rate charged to in-state students by the eligible institution, including, if any, an in-district tuition rate."Minimum payment" means a payment eligible for any cost within the student's individual cost of attendance. The minimum payment must be awarded as a separate payment not included in the student's need-based financial aid. The minimum payment must not be reduced.

(5) If a student who receives an award under this section has the student's tuition, fees, and contact hours paid under the Michigan educational trust program pursuant to the Michigan education trust act, 1986 PA 316, MCL 390.1421 to 390.1442, or other state or private tuition and fee gift aid, and still has financial need, the funds awarded under this section may be used for educational expenses other than tuition and fees.

(6) The priority deadline for a student filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to demonstrate eligibility for the Michigan achievement scholarship must be no earlier than August 1 of the academic year in which awards will be made. If the department has funds remaining in the appropriation in section 236(7)(f), the department shall make awards to eligible students who apply after the state priority deadline.

(7) (5) The department shall work closely with participating institutions to provide the highest level of participation and ensure that all requirements of the program are met.

(8) (6) The department shall ensure that Michigan achievement scholarships are well publicized and that high school students are provided information on the program. The department shall provide the necessary funding and staff to fully operate the program.

(9) The department shall convene a workgroup during the fiscal year ending September 30, 2024 to consider and advise the department on implementing policies for administering the Michigan achievement scholarship. The workgroup shall include participation from the Michigan Association of State Universities and its institutional members, the Michigan College Access Network, the Michigan Community College Association and its institutional members, and the Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities and its institutional members. The workgroup shall have input on packaging order, packaging structure, definitions of terms not otherwise defined in statute, and other administrative regulatory requirements as necessary to implement the Michigan achievement scholarship.

(10) (7) The following reporting obligations apply to the Michigan achievement scholarship program:

(a) Beginning December 1, 2023, by By December 1 of each year, the department shall provide a written report, organized by eligible institution, to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director that includes the following information for the previous academic year:

(i) The number of students who qualified for a Michigan achievement scholarship.

(ii) The number of students who received a Michigan achievement scholarship.

(iii) The average number of credits earned by students who received a Michigan achievement scholarship.

(iv) The number of Michigan achievement scholarships that were canceled due to failure to maintain satisfactory academic progress under subsection (3)(d).

(v) The number of Michigan achievement scholarships that were canceled due to a student ceasing attendance at an eligible institution. The number must not include any known transfers to another eligible institution.

(vi) The number of Michigan achievement scholarships that were canceled due to a student's failure to maintain full-time status.

(b) Each eligible institution whose students receive awards under this section shall cooperate with the department in a timely manner to facilitate the creation of the report under subdivision (a).

(8) Beginning April 1, 2024, by April 1 of each year, each eligible institution shall submit a report that provides the following information to the department, the state budget office, and the house and senate fiscal agencies:

(a) A description of each financial aid or scholarship program offered by the eligible institution to undergraduate students attending that institution, including the minimum and maximum dollar amounts available to a qualifying student for each program and the types of costs that awards from each program may cover. At a minimum, this report must include the amount of institutional aid, including student loans, work-study awards, merit-based scholarships, and need-based grants, offered by the institution.

(b) A description of any changes made to institutional undergraduate financial aid programs between the current academic year and prior academic year.

(c) The total institutional grant aid per full-year equated undergraduate student for the current institution fiscal year and for the immediately preceding 3 institution fiscal years. If the institution does not maintain total institutional grant aid per full-year equated undergraduate student at the average amount provided over the immediately preceding 3 institution fiscal years, the institution must include in the report a description of changes to institutional finances or the student population that prevented the institution from maintaining support for institutional aid. An institution's report of total institutional grant aid per full-year equated undergraduate student pursuant to this subdivision must be consistent with data most recently reported to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.

(d) The number of students who received an award and the total dollar amount of awards for each program described under subdivision (a).

(9) For each fiscal year, an eligible institution becomes ineligible for funding under this section if, in the immediately preceding fiscal year, the institution exceeds 1 of the following tuition restraint requirements, as applicable:

(a) For an eligible institution that is a community college, the tuition restraint described in section 230(5).

(b) For an eligible institution that is a public university or independent nonprofit college or university, the tuition restraint described in section 265.

(10) It is the intent of the legislature that an eligible institution will not make changes to scholarship or financial aid programs offered by that eligible institution that have the goal or net effect of shifting the cost burden of those programs to the program described in this section.

Sec. 248a. (1) The funds appropriated in section 236 for Michigan achievement scholarships must be distributed as provided in this section and section 248, pursuant to the administrative procedures for Michigan achievement scholarship private training program of the department.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Department" means the department of labor and economic opportunity.

(b) "Gift aid" means that term as defined in section 248.

(b) (c) "High school equivalency certificate" means that term as defined in section 4.

(c) (d) "Qualified occupational training program" and "qualified private training institution" mean those terms means that term as defined in section 13 of the Michigan reconnect grant recipient act, 2020 PA 68, MCL 390.1713.

(3) The department shall do all of the following:

(a) Develop and implement a process by which those seeking to participate in the Michigan achievement scholarship private training program as a qualified private training institutions offering qualified occupational training programs must apply to the department.

(b) Approve as a qualified occupational training program a program for which an application is submitted under subdivision (a) that meets all of the criteria to qualify as a qualified occupational training program, and post these criteria to the department's website.

(c) Ensure that an applicant under subdivision (a) is first included on this state's eligible training provider list as a qualified private training institution before each of the applicant's programs receives separate approval from the department as being a qualified occupational training program.

(d) Require that qualified private training institutions accepted to participate in the Michigan achievement scholarship private training program comply with data requests from the department as a condition of continued participation. For purposes of this subdivision, the department shall require institutions operating apprenticeship programs subject to this section to provide data that tracks relevant work experience required to verify a student's status as an apprentice.

(e) Maintain on its website a list of all qualified occupational training program options available to potential skills scholarship recipients.

(f) Award skills scholarships, subject to all of the following:

(i) A skills scholarship is a grant not to exceed $2,000.00 per year to contribute to tuition costs for a qualified occupational training program at a qualified private training institution, both of which are approved under this section, for a training program participant who meets the requirements of subparagraph (ii). A skills scholarship is available under this section only if the program participant has applied for all other gift aid, if any is available, and must not cause the total amount of all gift aid, including a skills scholarship awarded under this section, if any, to must not exceed the full amount of the tuition charged for the training program. A program participant may receive a skills scholarship under this section for a maximum of 2 academic years.

(ii) To receive the skills scholarship described in subparagraph (i), a qualified occupational training program participant must meet all of the following:

(A) Be a resident of this state for at least the immediately preceding year.

(B) Have graduated from a high school in this state with a diploma or certificate of completion or achieved a high school equivalency certificate in 2023 or after.

(C) Not have previously earned an associate or baccalaureate degree.

(D) Not have previously earned a degree, certificate, or other credential using a skills scholarship awarded under this section.

(E) Timely complete a Michigan achievement scholarship private training program skills scholarship application in a form and manner determined by the department.

(F) Timely apply for all other gift aid, if any is available, for the qualified occupational training program.

(iii) Subject to subparagraph (iv), the The department may award skills scholarships under this section only until money appropriated to the Michigan achievement scholarship private training program has been fully committed.

(iv) Once money allocated to the Michigan achievement scholarship private training program in section 236 has been fully committed, the department may continue to award skills scholarships under this section using money appropriated for Michigan reconnect grant program short-term training grants under section 201(7).

(g) Inform each recipient of a skills scholarship that the recipient will remain eligible for the Michigan achievement scholarship under section 248 for a maximum of 5 years, less any years of eligibility used for a skills scholarship awarded under this section, to pursue an associate degree, baccalaureate degree, or occupational certificate upon completion of a certification course of study at a qualified private training institution.in a qualified occupational training program.

(4) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (5), the department shall promulgate rules to implement subsection (3)(a), (b), and (d) only, pursuant to the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL 24.201 to 24.328, subject to all of the following:

(a) Under subsection (3)(a), the department is limited to developing the form for the application described in subsection (3)(a) and prescribing the time and manner of its completion.

(b) Under subsection (3)(b), the department is limited to applying the eligibility criteria described in subsection (3)(b) and shall not apply any other eligibility criteria.

(c) Under subsection (3)(d), the department is limited to requiring compliance with data requests as described in subsection (3)(d).

(5) To facilitate implementation of the Michigan achievement scholarship private training program prior to final rules being adopted, the department may develop and administer the program in accordance with its proposed rules or other policy or directive of the department established pursuant to this section.

(6) It is the intent of the legislature that a qualified private training institution will not make changes to scholarship or financial aid programs offered by that qualified private training institution that have the goal or net effect of shifting the cost burden of those programs to the program described in this section.

Sec. 251. (1) Payments of the amounts included in section 236 for the state competitive scholarship program must be distributed pursuant to 1964 PA 208, MCL 390.971 to 390.981.

(2) Pursuant to section 6 of 1964 PA 208, MCL 390.976, the department of treasury shall determine an actual state competitive scholarship award per student, which must be $1,500.00, that ensures that the aggregate payments for the state competitive scholarship program do not exceed the appropriation contained in section 236 for the state competitive scholarship program. If the department determines that insufficient funds are available to establish an award amount equal to $1,500.00, the department shall immediately report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director regarding the estimated amount of additional funds necessary to establish a $1,500.00 award amount. For the purpose of determining a student's financial need under section 6 of 1964 PA 208, MCL 390.976, the department of treasury shall presume that a student who receives a Michigan achievement scholarship under section 248(4)(b) or (c) has no need for a state competitive scholarship under this section.

(3) The department of treasury shall implement a proportional competitive scholarship award level for recipients enrolled less than full-time in a given semester or term.

(4) If a student who receives an award under this section has his or her the student's tuition, contact hours, and fees paid under the Michigan educational trust program, pursuant to the Michigan education trust act, 1986 PA 316, MCL 390.1421 to 390.1442, or other state or private tuition and fee gift aid, and still has financial need, the funds awarded under this section may be used for educational expenses other than tuition and fees.

(5) The priority deadline for a student filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to demonstrate eligibility for the state competitive scholarship must be no earlier than August 1 of the academic year in which the award will be made. If the department of treasury increases the award per eligible student from that provided in the previous fiscal year, it must not have the effect of reducing the number of eligible students receiving awards in relation to the total number of eligible applicants. Any increase in the award must be proportional for all eligible students receiving awards. If the appropriation in section 236(7)(a) has a sufficient balance, the department of treasury shall make awards to eligible students who apply after the state priority deadline for financial aid determination.

(6) Veterans Administration benefits must not be considered in determining eligibility for the award of scholarships under 1964 PA 208, MCL 390.971 to 390.981.

Sec. 252. (1) The amounts appropriated in section 236 for the state tuition grant program must be distributed pursuant to 1966 PA 313, MCL 390.991 to 390.997a.

(2) Tuition grant awards must be made to all eligible Michigan residents enrolled in undergraduate degree programs who are qualified. and who apply by March 1 of each year for the next academic year.

(3) Pursuant to section 5 of 1966 PA 313, MCL 390.995, and subject to subsections (6) and (7), the department of treasury shall determine an actual tuition grant award per student, which must be $3,000.00, that ensures that the aggregate payments for the tuition grant program do not exceed the appropriation contained in section 236 for the state tuition grant program. If the department determines that insufficient funds are available to establish an award amount equal to $3,000.00, the department shall immediately report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director regarding the estimated amount of additional funds necessary to establish a $3,000.00 award amount. If the department determines that sufficient funds are available to establish an award amount equal to $3,000.00, the department shall immediately report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director regarding the award amount established and the projected amount of any projected year-end appropriation balance based on that award amount. By February 18 of each fiscal year, the department shall analyze the status of award commitments, shall make any necessary adjustments, and shall confirm that those award commitments will not exceed the appropriation contained in section 236 for the tuition grant program. The determination and actions must be reported to the state budget director and the house and senate fiscal agencies no later than the final day of February of each year. If award adjustments are necessary, the students must be notified of the adjustment by March 4 of each year.

(4) The department of treasury shall continue a proportional tuition grant award level for recipients enrolled less than full-time in a given semester or term.

(5) The priority deadline for a student filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to demonstrate eligibility for the state tuition grant must be no earlier than August 1 of the academic year in which the award will be made. If the department of treasury increases the award per eligible student from that provided in the previous fiscal year, it must not have the effect of reducing the number of eligible students receiving awards in relation to the total number of eligible applicants. Any increase in the grant must be proportional for all eligible students receiving awards for that fiscal year. If the appropriation in section 236(7)(b) has a sufficient balance, the department of treasury shall make awards to eligible students who apply after the state priority deadline for financial aid determination.

(6) The department of treasury shall not award more than $5,000,000.00 in tuition grants to eligible students enrolled in the same independent nonprofit college or university in this state. Any decrease in the grant must be proportional for all eligible students enrolled in that college or university, as determined by the department. The limit described in this subsection does not apply to any other student financial aid program or in combination with any other student financial aid program.

(7) The department of treasury shall not award tuition grants to otherwise eligible students enrolled in an independent college or university that does not report, in a form and manner directed by and satisfactory to the department of treasury, by October 31 of each year, all of the following:

(a) The number of students in the most recently completed academic year who in any academic year received a state tuition grant at the reporting institution and successfully completed a program or graduated.

(b) The number of students in the most recently completed academic year who in any academic year received a state tuition grant at the reporting institution and took a remedial education class.

(c) The number of students in the most recently completed academic year who in any academic year received a Pell grant at the reporting institution and successfully completed a program or graduated.

(8) By February 1 of each year, each independent college and university participating in the tuition grant program shall report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director on its efforts to develop and implement sexual assault response training for the institution's title IX coordinator, campus law enforcement personnel, campus public safety personnel, and any other campus personnel charged with responding to on-campus incidents, including information on sexual assault response training materials and the status of implementing sexual assault response training for institutional personnel.

(9) If a student who receives an award under this section has the student's tuition and fees paid under the Michigan educational trust program, pursuant to the Michigan education trust act, 1986 PA 316, MCL 390.1421 to 390.1442, or other state or private tuition and fee gift aid, and still has financial need, the funds awarded under this section may be used for educational expenses other than tuition and fees.

Sec. 254. The sums appropriated in section 236 for the state competitive scholarship, tuition incentive, and tuition grant programs shall be paid out of the state treasury and shall be distributed to the respective institutions under a quarterly payment system as follows:

(a) For the state competitive scholarship and tuition grant programs, 50% shall be paid at the beginning of the state's first fiscal quarter, 30% during the state's second fiscal quarter, 10% during the state's third fiscal quarter, and 10% during the state's fourth fiscal quarter.

(b) For the tuition incentive program and Michigan achievement scholarship, 65% shall be paid at the beginning of the state's first fiscal quarter, and 35% during the state's second fiscal quarter.

Sec. 256. (1) The funds appropriated in section 236 for the tuition incentive program must be distributed as provided in this section and pursuant to the administrative procedures for the tuition incentive program of the department of treasury.

(2) As used in this section:

(a) "Phase I" means the first part of the tuition incentive program defined as the academic period of 80 semester or 120 term credits, or less, leading to an associate degree or certificate. Students must be enrolled in a certificate or associate degree program and taking classes within the program of study for a certificate or associate degree. Tuition will not be covered for courses outside of a certificate or associate degree program.

(b) "Phase II" means the second part of the tuition incentive program that provides assistance in the third and fourth year of 4-year degree programs.

(c) "Department" means the department of treasury.

(d) "High school equivalency certificate" means that term as defined in section 4.

(3) An individual must meet the following basic criteria and financial thresholds to be eligible for tuition incentive program benefits:

(a) To be eligible for phase I, an the individual must meet all of the following criteria:

(i) Be less than 20 years of age at the time he or she the individual graduates from high school with a diploma or certificate of completion or achieves a high school equivalency certificate or, for students attending a 5-year middle college approved by the Michigan department of education, be less than 21 years of age when he or she the individual graduates from high school.

(ii) Be a United States citizen and a resident of this state according to institutional criteria.

(iii) Be at least a half-time student, earning less than 80 semester or 120 term credits at a participating educational institution within 4 years of high school graduation or achievement of a high school equivalency certificate. All program eligibility expires 10 years after initial enrollment at a participating educational institution.

(iv) Meet the satisfactory academic progress policy of the educational institution he or she the individual attends.

(b) To be eligible for phase II, an the individual must meet either of the following criteria in addition to the criteria in subdivision (a):

(i) Complete at least 56 transferable semester or 84 transferable term credits.

(ii) Obtain an associate degree or certificate at a participating institution.

(c) To be eligible for phase I or phase II, an the individual must be financially eligible as determined by the department. An individual is financially eligible for the tuition incentive program if he or she the individual was eligible for Medicaid from this state for 24 months within 36 months prior to completion of high school or achievement of a high school equivalency certificate. The department shall accept certification of Medicaid eligibility only from the department of health and human services for the purposes of verifying if a person an individual is Medicaid eligible for 24 months within 36 months prior to completion of high school or achievement of a high school equivalency certificate. Certification of eligibility may begin in the sixth grade.

(4) For phase I, the department shall provide payment on behalf of a person eligible under subsection (3). The department shall only accept standard per-credit hour tuition billings and shall reject billings that are excessive or outside the guidelines for the type of educational institution.

(5) For phase I, all of the following apply:

(a) Payments for associate degree or certificate programs must not be made for more than 80 semester or 120 term credits for any individual student at any participating institution. The department shall not do either of the following:

(i) Adopt or apply any total semester-credit or term-credit maximum that is less than the 80 semester-credit or 120 term-credit maximum provided in this subdivision.

(ii) Adopt or apply any per-semester or per-term credit maximum for a student whose semester-credit or term-credit load will not result in exceeding the total 80 semester-credit or 120 term-credit maximum provided in this subdivision.

(b) For persons enrolled at a Michigan community college, the department shall pay the current in-district tuition and mandatory fees. For persons residing in an area that is not included in any community college district, the out-of-district tuition rate may be authorized.

(c) For persons enrolled at a Michigan public university, the department shall pay lower division resident tuition and mandatory fees for the current year.

(d) For persons enrolled at a Michigan independent, nonprofit degree-granting college or university, a Michigan federal tribally controlled community college, or Focus: HOPE, the department shall pay mandatory fees for the current year and a per-credit payment that does not exceed the average community college in-district per-credit tuition rate as reported by the last business day of August for the immediately preceding academic year.

(6) A person participating in phase II may be eligible for additional funds not to exceed $500.00 per semester or $400.00 per term up to a maximum of $2,000.00 subject to the following conditions:

(a) Credits are earned in a 4-year program at a Michigan degree-granting 4-year college or university.

(b) The tuition reimbursement is for coursework completed within 30 months of completion of the phase I requirements.

(7) The department shall work closely with participating institutions to provide the highest level of participation and ensure that all requirements of the program are met.

(8) The department shall notify students of their financial eligibility for the program any time after the student begins sixth grade.

(9) Except as otherwise provided in section 3(d) of the Michigan reconnect grant act, 2020 PA 84, MCL 390.1703, sections 13(c) and section 17 of the Michigan reconnect grant recipient act, 2020 PA 68, MCL 390.1713 and 390.1717, each institution shall ensure that all known available restricted grants for tuition and fees are used before billing the tuition incentive program for any portion of a student's tuition and fees.

(10) The department shall ensure that the tuition incentive program is well publicized and that eligible Medicaid clients are provided information on the program. The department shall provide the necessary funding and staff to fully operate the program.

(11) The department shall collaborate with the center to use the P-20 longitudinal data system to report the following information for each qualified postsecondary institution:

(a) The number of phase I students in the most recently completed academic year who in any academic year received a tuition incentive program award and who successfully completed a degree or certificate program. Cohort graduation rates for phase I students must be calculated using the established success rate methodology developed by the center in collaboration with the postsecondary institutions.

(b) The number of students in the most recently completed academic year who in any academic year received a Pell grant at the reporting institution and who successfully completed a degree or certificate program. Cohort graduation rates for students who received Pell grants must be calculated using the established success rate methodology developed by the center in collaboration with the postsecondary institutions.

(12) If a qualified postsecondary institution does not report the data necessary to complete the reporting in subsection (11) to the P-20 longitudinal data system by October 15 for the prior academic year, the department shall not award phase I tuition incentive program funding to otherwise eligible students enrolled in that institution until the data are submitted.

Sec. 263. (1) Included in the appropriation in section 236 for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for MSU AgBioResearch is $2,982,900.00 and included in the appropriation in section 236 for MSU Extension is $2,645,200.00 for Project GREEEN. Project GREEEN is intended to address critical regulatory, food safety, economic, and environmental problems faced by this state's plant-based agriculture, forestry, and processing industries. "GREEEN" is an acronym for Generating Research and Extension to Meet Environmental and Economic Needs.

(2) The department of agriculture and rural development and Michigan State University, in consultation with agricultural commodity groups and other interested parties, shall develop Project GREEEN and its program priorities.

Sec. 264. Included in the appropriation in section 236 for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for Michigan State University is $80,000.00 for the Michigan Future Farmers of America Association. This $80,000.00 allocation must not supplant any existing support that Michigan State University provides to the Michigan Future Farmers of America Association.

Sec. 268. (1) For the fiscal year ending September 30, 2023, 2024, it is the intent of the legislature that funds be allocated for unfunded North American Indian tuition waiver costs incurred by public universities under 1976 PA 174, MCL 390.1251 to 390.1253, from the general fund.

(2) By January 15 of each year, the department of civil rights shall annually submit to the state budget director, the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, and the house and senate fiscal agencies a report on North American Indian tuition waivers for the preceding academic year that includes, but is not limited to, all of the following information:

(a) The number of waiver applications received and the number of waiver applications approved.

(b) For each university submitting information under subsection (3), all of the following:

(i) The number of graduate and undergraduate North American Indian students enrolled each term for the previous academic year.

(ii) The number of North American Indian waivers granted each term, including to continuing education students, and the monetary value of the waivers for the previous academic year.

(iii) The number of graduate and undergraduate students attending under a North American Indian tuition waiver who withdrew from the university each term during the previous academic year. For purposes of this subparagraph, a withdrawal occurs when a student who has been awarded the waiver withdraws from the institution at any point during the term, regardless of enrollment in subsequent terms.

(iv) The number of graduate and undergraduate students attending under a North American Indian tuition waiver who successfully complete a degree or certificate program, separated by degree or certificate level, and the graduation rate for graduate and undergraduate students attending under a North American Indian tuition waiver who complete a degree or certificate within 150% of the normal time to complete, separated by the level of the degree or certificate.

(3) By January 1 of each year, a public university that receives an appropriation in section 236, or a tribal college receiving pass-through funds under section 269 or 270c, shall provide to the department of civil rights any information necessary for preparing the report detailed in subsection (2), using guidelines and procedures developed by the department of civil rights.

(4) The department of civil rights may consolidate the report required under this section with the report required under section 223, but a consolidated report must separately identify data for universities and data for community colleges.

Sec. 269. For fiscal year 2022-2023, 2023-2024, from the amount appropriated in section 236 to Central Michigan University for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $31,000.00 $63,200.00 must be paid to Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College for the costs of waiving tuition for North American Indians under 1976 PA 174, MCL 390.1251 to 390.1253. It is the intent of the legislature that Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College provide the department of civil rights the necessary information for the college to be included in the report required under section 268.

Sec. 270c. For fiscal year 2022-2023, 2023-2024, from the amount appropriated in section 236 to Northern Michigan University for costs incurred under the North American Indian tuition waiver, $87,800.00 $90,200.00 is to be paid to Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College for the costs of waiving tuition for North American Indians under 1976 PA 174, MCL 390.1251 to 390.1253. It is the intent of the legislature that Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College provide the department of civil rights the necessary information for the community college to be included in the report required under section 268.

Sec. 275. (1) Each public university that receives an appropriation in section 236 shall do all of the following:

(a) Meet the provisions of section 5003 of the post-911 veterans educational assistance act of 2008, 38 USC 3301 to 3327, including voluntary participation in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program established in that act in 38 USC 3317. By October 1 of each year, each public university shall report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the Michigan Association of State Universities on whether or not it has chosen to participate in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program. If at any time during the fiscal year a university participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program chooses to leave the Yellow Ribbon Program, it shall notify the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the Michigan Association of State Universities.

(b) Establish an on-campus veterans' liaison to provide information and assistance to all student veterans.

(c) Provide flexible enrollment application deadlines for all veterans.

(d) Include in its admission application process a specific question as to whether an applicant for admission is a veteran, an active member of the military, a member of the National Guard or military reserves, or the spouse or dependent of a veteran, active member of the military, or member of the National Guard or military reserves, in order to more quickly identify potential educational assistance available to that applicant.

(e) Consider all veterans residents of this state for determining their tuition rates and fees.

(f) Waive enrollment fees for all veterans.

(g) Provide reasonable programming and scheduling accommodations necessary to facilitate a student's military, National Guard, or military reserves duties and training obligations.

(h) Provide college level equivalent credit examination opportunities for veterans and active members of the military, National Guard, or military reserves within the first semester of enrollment.

(i) Grant college credit for, or create a structure that evaluates granting college credit for, the service background and experience of veterans and members of the military, National Guard, or military reserves.

(2) By October 1 of each year, each public university shall report to the house and senate appropriations subcommittees on higher education, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the department of military and veterans affairs regarding services provided specifically to veterans and active military duty personnel, including, but not limited to, the services described in subsection (1).

(2) (3) As used in this section, "veteran" means an honorably discharged veteran entitled to educational assistance under section 5003 of the post-911 veterans educational assistance act of 2008, 38 USC 3301 to 3327.

Sec. 275k. (1) Not later than December 1 of each year, each university that receives an appropriation in section 236 that, in the current or previous academic year, serves or has served as an authorizing body as that term is defined in section 501 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.501, shall submit a report to the house and senate appropriations committees and the department of education containing, at a minimum, all of the following information, as applicable:

(a) A list of all of the schools currently authorized, and the following information for each school:

(i) The year in which the school was authorized.

(ii) The location of each school.

(iii) The owner of the property at which each school is located and the physical buildings utilized by the school, as applicable.

(b) A list identifying any schools that were closed or lost their authorization in the current or previous academic year.

(c) A description of any new contracts for the operation of a public school academy that will operate as the successor to a public school academy that is currently being operated under a contract issued by another authorizing body that is currently performing in the bottom 5% of schools.

(d) The academic performance of each school currently authorized, including whether a school is identified by the department of education as a partnership school.

(e) The total enrollment of each school at the time of submission, the grades served, and student turnover rate compared to the previous academic year, as applicable.

(f) The total number of fees, reimbursements, contributions, or charges permitted under section 502(6) of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.502, that are assigned to each school currently authorized in a single academic year.

(g) The names of the members of the board of directors of each school currently authorized and the date that each member of each board was appointed.

(h) The name of the applicant who applied and received approval to organize each currently authorized school.

(i) The list of contracts and length of their terms, with education service providers associated with each school currently authorized pursuant to section 502 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.502, as applicable. The contracts described in this subdivision include, but are not limited to, those described in section 502(2)(d) of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.502.

(j) Activities undertaken by each university to ensure that the board of directors of each school complies with the open meetings act, 1976 PA 267, MCL 15.261 to 15.275, the freedom of information act, 1976 PA 442, MCL 15.231 to 15.246, and laws prohibiting conflicts of interest.

(k) A description of the activities undertaken by the university to meet the functions of an authorizing body under section 502 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.502, as applicable.

(2) The department of education shall compile and publish on its website the reports required in this section.

Sec. 276. (1) Included in the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for each public university in section 236 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks future faculty program that is intended to increase the pool of academically or economically disadvantaged candidates pursuing faculty teaching or administration careers in postsecondary education in this state. Preference may not be given to applicants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions should encourage applications from applicants who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the graduate student, and faculty, or administration populations. Each public university shall apply the percentage change applicable to every public university in the calculation of appropriations in section 236 to the amount of funds allocated to the future faculty program.

(2) Each public university shall administer the program in a manner prescribed by the department of labor and economic opportunity. The department of labor and economic opportunity shall use a good faith effort standard to evaluate whether a fellowship is in default. All of the following apply to the program:

(a) By April June 15 of each year, public universities shall report any anticipated unexpended or unencumbered program funds to the department of labor and economic opportunity. Encumbered funds are those funds that were committed by a fellowship agreement that is signed during the current fiscal year or administrative expenses that have been approved by the department of labor and economic opportunity.

(b) Before August September 1 of each year, unexpended or unencumbered funds may be transferred, under the direction of the department of labor and economic opportunity, to a future faculty program at another university to be awarded to an eligible candidate at that university.

(c) Program allocations not expended or encumbered by September 30, 2024 2025 must be returned to the department of labor and economic opportunity so that those funds may lapse to the state general fund.

(d) Not more than 5% of each public university's allocation for the program may be used for administration of the program.

(e) In addition to the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023, 2023-2024, any revenue received during prior fiscal years by the department of labor and economic opportunity from defaulted fellowship agreements is appropriated for the purposes originally intended.

Sec. 277. (1) Included in the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for each public university in section 236 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks college day program that is intended to introduce academically or economically disadvantaged schoolchildren to the potential of a college education in this state. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Public universities should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the student population.

(2) Individual program plans of each public university must include a budget of equal contributions from this program, the participating public university, the participating school district, and the participating independent degree-granting college. College day funds must not be expended to cover indirect costs. Not more than 20% of the university match may be attributable to indirect costs. Each public university shall apply the percentage change applicable to every public university in the calculation of appropriations in section 236 to the amount of funds allocated to the college day program.

(3) Each public university shall administer the program described in this section in a manner prescribed by the department of labor and economic opportunity.

Sec. 278. (1) Included in section 236 the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for each university in section 236 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks select student support services program for developing academically or economically disadvantaged student retention programs for 4-year public and independent educational institutions in this state. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the student population.

(2) An award made under this program to any 1 institution must not be greater than $150,000.00, must have an award period of no more than 2 years, and must be matched on a 70% state, 30% college or university basis.

(3) The department of labor and economic opportunity shall administer the program described in this section.

Sec. 279. (1) Included in section 236 the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for each public university in section 236 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks college/university partnership program between 4-year public and independent colleges and universities and public community colleges, which is intended to increase the number of academically or economically disadvantaged students who transfer from community colleges into baccalaureate programs in this state. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the transfer student population.

(2) The grants must be made under the program described in this section to Michigan public and independent colleges and universities. An award to any 1 institution must not be greater than $150,000.00, must have an award period of no more than 2 years, and must be matched on a 70% state, 30% college or university basis.

(3) The department of labor and economic opportunity shall administer the program described in this section.

Sec. 280. (1) Included in the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 for each public university in section 236 is funding for the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks visiting professors program, which is intended to increase the number of instructors in the classroom to provide role models for academically or economically disadvantaged students. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Public universities should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the student population.

(2) The department of labor and economic opportunity shall administer the program described in this section.

(3) The amount allocated to each university is $10,494.00 and is subject to an award period of no more than 2 years. Each university receiving funds for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 under this section shall report to the department of labor and economic opportunity by April 15, 2023 2024 the amount of its unobligated and unexpended funds as of March 31, 2023 2024 and a plan to expend the remaining funds by the end of the fiscal year. The amount of funding reported as not being expended may be transferred, under the direction of the department, to another university for use under this section.

Sec. 281. (1) Included in the appropriation for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 in section 236 is funding under the Martin Luther King, Jr. - Cesar Chavez - Rosa Parks initiative for the Morris Hood, Jr. educator development program, which is intended to increase the number of academically or economically disadvantaged students who enroll in and complete K-12 teacher education programs at the baccalaureate level and teach in this state. Preference may not be given to participants on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, gender, or national origin. Institutions should encourage participation from those who would otherwise not adequately be represented in the teacher education student population.

(2) The program described in this section must be administered by each state-approved teacher education institution in a manner prescribed by the department of labor and economic opportunity.

(3) Approved teacher education institutions may and are encouraged to use select student support services funding in coordination with the Morris Hood, Jr. funding to achieve the goals of the program described in this section.

Sec. 282. (1) Each institution receiving funds for fiscal year 2022-2023 2023-2024 under section 278, 279, or 281 shall provide to the department of labor and economic opportunity by April 15, 2023 2024 the unobligated and unexpended funds as of March 31, 2023 2024 and a plan to expend the remaining funds by the end of the fiscal year. Notwithstanding the award limitations in sections 278 and 279, the amount of funding reported as not being expended will be reallocated to the institutions that intend to expend all funding received under section 278, 279, or 281.

(2) Funds received for the purpose of administering programs under sections 278, 279, and 281 must not be used for direct financial aid or indirect financial aid. However, a university may provide academic incentives to motivate participating students as approved by the department. As used in this subsection:

(a) "Direct financial aid" includes, but is not limited to, scholarships, payment of tuition, stipends, and work-studies.

(b) "Indirect financial aid" includes, but is not limited to, transportation, textbook allowances, child care support, and assistance with medical premiums or expenses.

Sec. 283. (1) Using the data provided to the center as required by section 244 of this act, the center shall use the P-20 longitudinal data system to inform interested Michigan high schools and the public regarding the aggregate academic status of its students. The center shall work with the universities and the Michigan Association of State Universities and in cooperation with the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals.

(2) Michigan high schools shall systematically inform the public universities about the use of information received under this section in a manner prescribed by the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals in cooperation with the Michigan Association of State Universities.

(3) The center shall provide contact information and basic demographic information of high school students from the P-20 longitudinal data system to public and independent nonprofit postsecondary institutions in this state to encourage college attendance and attainment. The center shall work with high schools, postsecondary institutions, the Michigan Association of State Universities, the Michigan Community College Association, Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities, the Michigan College Access Network, and the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals.

Sec. 284a. Using data provided to the center as required in section 244 of this act, the center shall use the P-20 longitudinal data system to inform the legislature and the public on postsecondary measures and outcomes by reporting postsecondary enrollment and other demographic information by legislative district. The center shall work with the Michigan Association of State Universities, the Michigan Community College Association, Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals.

Enacting section 1. In accordance with section 30 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963, total state spending from state sources for higher education for fiscal year 2023-2024 under article III of the state school aid act of 1979, 1979 PA 94, MCL 388.1836 to 388.1891, as amended by this amendatory act, is estimated at $2,203,564,800.00 and the amount of that state spending from state sources to be paid to local units of government for fiscal year 2023-2024 is estimated at $0.00.

Enacting section 2. Sections 236h, 245, 245a, 246, 265, 265a, 265b, 267, 271a, 274, 274d, 275f, 275g, 275h, 275i, and 281a of the state school aid act of 1979, 1979 PA 94, MCL 388.1836h, 388.1845, 388.1845a, 388.1846, 388.1865, 388.1865a, 388.1865b, 388.1867, 388.1871a, 388.1874, 388.1874d, 388.1875f, 388.1875g, 388.1875h, 388.1875i, and 388.1881a, are repealed.

Enacting section 3. This amendatory act takes effect October 1, 2023.