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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to higher education.
Catchline/Summary: Authorizes court to include money award in criminal conviction of bribe giving or bribe receiving committed for purpose of admitting individual at public institution of higher education.
Establishes Student Equity Fund and requires money award be placed in fund and used to provide academic scholarships, with preference given for students who are low income or first generation students. Requires each donor to public institution of higher education or foundation that receives donations on behalf of institution to indicate whether immediate family of donor is enrolled at institution. Requires institution to make publicly available on website, for each class year of enrolled students, percentage of students whose immediate family has donated to institution and total amount of dollars donated to institution by immediate family of students. Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop statement summarizing potential criminal and civil consequences of attempting to use bribery to secure admission to public institution of higher education and to place statement on home page of Office of Student Access and Completion website.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Education
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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