2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to higher education; declaring an emergency.|
Establishes University of Oregon and Portland State University as independent public universities, governed by university boards of directors.
Requires Oregon Education Investment Board to approve selection of university presidents for University of Oregon and Portland State University and to approve tuition and fee increases greater than five percent annually. Requires universities to get approval from Higher Education Coordinating Commission for new degree programs and policies for transfer of credits. Allows universities to obtain insurance. Requires universities to adhere to existing collective bargaining agreements. Allows universities to issue revenue bonds, subject to approval by Oregon Education Investment Board, and enter into credit enhancement agreements and financing agreements. Allows universities to sue and be sued, make all necessary or convenient contracts and do any other act in relation to university property and matters of university concern. Removes sunset for Oregon Education Investment Board. Becomes operative July 1, 2014. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Rules|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|