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The DC Code: § 38-2731 Definitions.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

1
"Academic year" shall have the same meaning as provided in section 481 of the Higher Education Act.
2
"DC Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program" means the college financial assistance program administered by the State Education Office pursuant to Subpart 4 of Part A of Title IV of the Higher Education Act.
3
"Eligible institution" means an institution that:
A
Is an institution of higher education, either public or private, with its principal campus in the District of Columbia; and
B
Is eligible to receive Student Aid Program funds under Title IV of the Higher Education Act.
4
"Eligible student" means a District resident who meets the eligibility criteria for the DC Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program administered by the State Education Office.
5
"Higher Education Act" means the Higher Education Act of 1965, approved November 8, 1965 (79 Stat. 1219; 20 U.S.C. § 1001 et seq.).
6
"Institution of higher education" shall have the same meaning as provided in section 101 of the Higher Education Act.
7
"Qualified higher education expenses" means:
A
Tuition, fees, and the cost of books, supplies, and equipment required for the enrollment or attendance of a qualified beneficiary at an eligible institution;
B
The costs of room and board of a qualified beneficiary incurred while attending an eligible institution; provided, that the amount of room and board shall not exceed the minimum room and board allowance determined in calculating costs of attendance for federal financial aid programs under section 472 of the Higher Education Act, or any subsequent legislation and implementing regulations; and
C
Additional living expenses.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 validated a previously made technical correction in par. (2). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 4022 of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-477, August 8, 2006, 53 DCR 7068). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 4022 of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-499, October 23, 2006, 53 DCR 8845). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 4022 of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-1, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1165). Legislative History of Laws Law 16-192, the "Fiscal Year Budget Support Act of 2006", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-679, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 9, 2006, and June 6, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 8, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-476 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-192 became effective on March 2, 2007. For Law 17-353, see notes following § 38-102. References in Text Section 481 of the Higher Education Act, referred to in par. (1), is codified at 20 U.S.C.A. § 1088. Subpart 4 of part A of Title IV of the Higher Education Act, referred to in par. (2), is codified at 20 U.S.C.A. § 1070c et seq. Title IV of the Higher Education Act, referred to in par. (3)(B), is codified at 20 U.S.C.A. § 1070 et seq. Section 101 of the Higher Education Act, referred to in par. (6), is codified at 20 U.S.C.A. § 1001. Section 472 of the Higher Education Act, referred to in par. (7)(B), is codified at 20 U.S.C.A. § 1088. Miscellaneous Notes Short title: Section 4021 of D.C. Law 16-192 provided that subtitle C of title IV of the act may be cited as the "Higher Education Financial Aid Assistance Act of 2006". DC CODE § 38-2731 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-192, § 4022, 53 DCR 6899; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 137, 56 DCR 1117.)