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CS/HB 257: Excess Credit Hour Surcharges

GENERAL BILL by Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee ; Mariano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Eskamani ; Goff-Marcil ; Joseph ; Overdorf ; Zika

Excess Credit Hour Surcharges; Requires each state university to calculate excess hour threshold for each student; requires such threshold to be adjusted under certain circumstances; prohibits such threshold from being adjusted under certain circumstances; revises threshold for assessing excess credit hour surcharge.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Education
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (AED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2019 House • Filed
1/23/2019 House • Referred to Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee; Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Education Committee -HJ 39
2/6/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee, 02/13/19, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
2/13/2019 House • CS by Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 298
2/14/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
2/18/2019 House • Now in Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 295
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 39
• CS by Higher Education and Career Readiness Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 290
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 3:30 pm, Webster Hall
3/26/2019 House • Favorable by Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 522
3/27/2019 House • Now in Education Committee -HJ 522
4/1/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Education Committee, 04/03/19, 9:00 am, Reed Hall
4/3/2019 House • Favorable by- Education Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 567
4/3/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 567
4/11/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19
4/17/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 694
• Read 3rd time -HJ 694
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 695
4/23/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/24/2019 Senate • Referred to Education; Appropriations Subcommittee on Education; Appropriations -SJ 456
• Received -SJ 456
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Education