2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Higher Education Coordinating Commission)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to higher education; and prescribing an effective date.|
Clarifies authorities governing Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development.
Updates references to Office of Student Access and Completion to reflect current agency structure. Abolishes alternative student loan program. Establishes June 30, 2021, repeal for Oregon Troops to Teachers program and Oregon Roadmap to Language Excellence Scholarships. Clarifies that Higher Education Coordinating Commission, rather than Oregon Department of Administrative Services, is responsible for disbursement of state aid to community colleges. Gives commission implied and direct authority to exercise powers, duties and functions granted to commission by Legislative Assembly. Clarifies commission's use of fingerprints to conduct criminal background checks for specific positions. Clarifies contents of reports on review of employees at public institutions of higher education. Clarifies that public universities are eligible to participate in grant program for seismic rehabilitation of facilities. Clarifies Oregon Promise program grant amount person is eligible to receive in certain circumstances. Includes public universities in list of entities permitted to employ counselors who are not licensed. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 384|
|Fiscal Impact:||No Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|