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CS/HB 859: Postsecondary Distance Education

GENERAL BILL by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee ; Mariano

Postsecondary Distance Education; Authorizes this state to participate in State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) for delivery of postsecondary distance education; establishes Postsecondary Reciprocal Distance Education Coordinating Council within DOE; requires SBE to adopt rules & approve fee schedule proposed by council; revises provisions relating to jurisdiction of Commission on Independent Education.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/17/2017 House - Now in Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 389
Location: In committee/council (HEA)
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/16/2017 House • Filed
3/1/2017 House • Referred to Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 95
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 95
3/9/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee, 03/13/17, 1:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
3/13/2017 House • CS by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 361
3/14/2017 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Post-Secondary Education Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 358
3/17/2017 House • Now in Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 389