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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to identifying information at higher education institutions.
Catchline/Summary: Requires each public university to allow students, faculty and staff to identify sexual orientation on forms used to collect demographic data.
Requires each public university to make demographic data available to Higher Education Coordinating Commission. Requires commission to establish format and time frame for collection and reporting of demographic data, to evaluate public university compliance with collecting and providing demographic data and to report to each regular session of Legislative Assembly on status of collecting and providing demographic data. Requires each public university to permit enrolled students to use name other than legal first name on all course and grade rosters, directory listings, advisor lists, identification cards and diplomas. Requires commission to work with community colleges to determine best method for collecting voluntarily provided sexual orientation data and permitting enrolled students to use preferred names on certain college documents.
Chapter Number: Chapter 670
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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