MCL - Section 390.1701

Act 84 of 2020

390.1701 Short title; intent.

Sec. 1.

    (1) This act may be cited as the "Michigan reconnect grant act".
    (2) The reconnect program and reconnect initiative created respectively in this act and the Michigan reconnect grant recipient act, 2020 PA 68, MCL 390.1711 to 390.1723, are intended to provide last-dollar financial assistance to individuals age 25 and older seeking associate degrees or industry-recognized certificates or credentials; to provide those individuals with greater access to the education and skills needed to succeed in, and meet the demands of, an evolving economy in which there is continuing demand for a talented local workforce; to drive innovations specific to adult learners in this state's community colleges; to mitigate educational equity gaps in the furtherance of individual prosperity; and to achieve the goal of increasing the number of residents ages 25 to 64 with a college degree or skill certificate or credential to 60% by 2030.

History: 2020, Act 84, Imd. Eff. Apr. 2, 2020 ;-- Am. 2022, Act 251, Eff. Mar. 29, 2023