Forwarded Action Alert Maine Parent Federation:
Public Hearing L.D. 2166 An Act to Establish a Grant Program to Increase Postsecondary Educational Opportunities for Students with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder
The public hearing for LD# 2166 An Act to Establish a Grant Program to Increase Postsecondary Educational Opportunities for Students with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder will be held on Wednesday, January 31st at 1:00 PM.
If passed this bill will establish a grant program available to Institutions of Higher Education (accredited colleges and universities) in Maine to create post-secondary programming and offer scholarships to students with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
A public hearing is an opportunity for your legislators on the Educational and Cultural Affairs Committee to hear from you before they vote whether or not to move the bill forward to the full Maine Congress. You are welcome to provide testimony in support of, against, or neither for nor against the bill.
Talking points for this specific bill can include:
You can testify in-person in Room 208 in the Cross Building located at 111 Sewall St. in Augusta. Be sure to bring 20 copies of your testimony for members of the Committee. You do not need to register for this option, just show up.
Click this link to either register to testify either virtually via ZOOM or submit your written testimony for Committee members to consider.
If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Carrie Woodcock, email@example.com.
Carrie Woodcock - Maine Parent Federation