2016 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Higher Education, Innovation, and Workforce Development for Higher Education Coordinating Commission)|
|Regular Sponsors:||Introduced and printed pursuant to House Rule 12.00. Presession filed|
|Bill Title:||Relating to higher education.|
Clarifies duties of Executive Director of the Office of Student Access and Completion.
Excludes Oregon community colleges, public universities and Oregon Health and Science University from definition of "school" in degree authorization provisions, rather than exempt institutions from these provisions. Requires certain schools to have conferred degrees in this state for at least 10 consecutive years, rather than at least five consecutive years, in order to be exempt from degree authorization provisions. Permits dependents of certain individuals to qualify for resident rate tuition at public universities or community colleges. Permits rollover of individual development accounts to one, rather than two, 529 college savings plan accounts. Requires schools seeking religious exemptions to submit statements annually to Higher Education Coordinating Commission, rather than to Executive Director of Office of Student Access and Completion.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 30|
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||Has Minimal Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|