2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Whisnant , Representative Harker , Representative Gilliam , Representative Gorsek|
|Regular Sponsors:||Representative Dembrow|
|Bill Title:||Relating to higher education tuition; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to consider creation of Pay Forward, Pay Back pilot program to replace current system of tuition and fees required to attend institution of higher education.
Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission , Oregon Student Access Commission, Oregon University System and Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development] to consider creation of propose] Pay Forward, Pay Back pilot program to replace current system of tuition and fees required to attend institution of higher education. Sets criteria for pilot program proposal if commission determines that pilot program is warranted. If commission determines that pilot program is warranted, requires proposal to be submitted to Seventy-eighth Legislative Assembly] 2015 regular session of Legislative Assembly for approval. Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study on freezing tuition increases for incoming undergraduate students at public universities. Requires commission to submit report to interim legislative committees no later than September 30, 2013] 2014 regular session of Legislative Assembly. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|