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CS/SB 260: Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions

GENERAL BILL by Higher Education ; Ring

Nonpublic Postsecondary Educational Institutions; Requires disclosure of institution accreditation status to prospective students. Provides restrictions relating to advertising by licensed institutions. Requires that a licensed independent postsecondary educational institution notify the Commission for Independent Education of changes in its accreditation status. Requires the licensure of certain institutions offering postsecondary education through correspondence or distance learning courses, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Higher Education (HE)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2010 Senate • Filed
1/5/2011 Senate • Referred to Higher Education; Budget -SJ 29
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 29
3/30/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education, 04/04/11, 3:15 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
4/4/2011 Senate • CS by Higher Education; YEAS 3 NAYS 0 -SJ 408
4/6/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Higher Education read 1st time -SJ 409
4/7/2011 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 408
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget