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CS/SB 1402: Higher Education

GENERAL BILL by Education ; Diaz

Higher Education; Revising standards for the preeminent state research universities program; requiring the Board of Governors to establish standards and measures for specific state university competencies; revising the performance-based metrics for state universities to include specific data beginning in a certain fiscal year; requiring innovative pricing techniques and payment options to include an opt-out provision; prohibiting the growth rate of administrators at a state university from exceeding the growth rate of faculty at such university, etc.

Effective Date: Except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for this section, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2020
Last Action: 2/6/2020 Senate - Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2020 Senate • Filed
1/13/2020 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 104
1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 104
1/29/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 02/03/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/3/2020 Senate • CS by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 229
2/4/2020 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Education read 1st time -SJ 233
2/6/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education