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2019 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors:
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Bill Title: Relating to cost of higher education; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits public universities from increasing amount of tuition and mandatory fees charged to resident undergraduate and graduate students during 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years.
Prohibits community colleges from increasing amount of tuition and mandatory fees charged during 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years to resident students. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for purpose of maintaining current level of tuition and mandatory fees. Requires report to Legislative Assembly detailing average student loan debt of public university and community college students, percentage of public university and community college students who receive student loans, average amount public university and community college students spend annually on textbooks and average amount that public university and community college students spend annually on housing and food costs. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Education
Current Subcommittee:
Subsequent Referral(s):
Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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