Universities and Colleges

2019 Regular Session

Universities and Colleges

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 72
Not Rated
'Mississippi Promise Scholarship Act of 2019'; establish to provide tuition assistance for tuition-free community and junior college attendance. Dead
Analysis:
HB 123
Not Rated
Universities and colleges; require to provide mental health assessments to members of school athletic teams. Dead
Analysis:
HB 206
Not Rated
Tuition waiver; provide for certain foster and adopted children and wards of the state to attend a state-supported IHL. Dead
Analysis:
HB 326
Not Rated
College tuition; spouses and children of USAF members may keep in-state residency classification throughout enrollment. Dead
Analysis:
HB 354
Not Rated
Universities and colleges; require to allow MS residents to register for classes before nonresident students. Dead
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HB 419
Not Rated
IHL Board; require permanent appointment of alumni from Alcorn State, Jackson State and Mississippi Valley State Universities to. Dead
Analysis:
HB 420
Not Rated
Post-secondary funding; provide for restored mid-level funding of community and junior colleges and increase salaries. Dead
Analysis:
HB 422
Not Rated
Undocumented students; allow to attend college at in-state tuition rates subject to certain conditions. Dead
Analysis:
HB 451
Not Rated
State podiatric forgivable loan program; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 478
Not Rated
Out-of-State tuition; waive for nonresident children of Mississippi emergency service personnel killed in line of duty. Dead
Analysis:
HB 505
Not Rated
Teacher Education Scholars Forgivable Loan Program; revise minimum standards of qualifications for. Dead
Analysis:
HB 563
Not Rated
Jackson State University; designate as the State of Mississippi's preeminent public urban research university. Dead
Analysis:
HB 656
Not Rated
Mississippi Initiative on HBCUs; create to strengthen capacity of HBCUs to provide highest quality of education. Dead
Analysis:
HB 729
Not Rated
Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance; prohibit college or universities from awarding to persons unlawfully present in the United States. Dead
Analysis:
HB 773
Not Rated
Military education credits and certifications; require IHL, MCCB and SWIB to develop policy for acceptance of toward academic degrees and licensure requirements. Dead
Analysis:
HB 781
Not Rated
Welfare Policy Institute within the IHL Board; repeal. Dead
Analysis:
HB 821
Not Rated
Mississippi Student-Athlete Differential Scholarship and Grant Program; establish to require universities and colleges to cover remainder of tuition for student-athletes. Dead
Analysis:
HB 888
Not Rated
'Mississippi National Guard Scholarship Program'; establish to provide last dollar financial assistance to state institutions of higher learning. Dead
Analysis:
HB 890
Not Rated
Commission on College Accreditation; enumerate certain powers and transfer authority over correspondence courses to. Dead
Analysis:
HB 959
Not Rated
MS Community College Board; implement Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) on statewide basis. Dead
Analysis:
HB 960
Not Rated
MS Statewide Open Source Software Law; create to incentivize development of software at colleges for use by state agencies. Dead
Analysis:
HB 966
Not Rated
Tuition; waive at universities and colleges for children of Mississippi service members killed in action. Dead
Analysis:
HB 978
Not Rated
Community colleges; authorize boards of trustees to approve certain policies permitting out-of-state tuition waivers. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1024
Not Rated
Tuition; provide scholarships to attend college for children of certain Mississippi members of the United States Armed Forces. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1057
Not Rated
Spouses and children of first responders killed in the line of duty; provide scholarship for attendance at post secondary institution. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1118
Not Rated
IHLs and community colleges; require the award of educational credits for military training and service. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1145
Not Rated
Community colleges; provide for restored mid-level funding for purpose of increasing salaries of certain employees. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1216
Not Rated
Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration; revise authority to oversee proprietary schools in the state. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1276
Not Rated
Universities and community/junior colleges; waive tuition for children, spouses, widows and widowers of certain deceased and disabled veterans. Dead
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HB 1333
Not Rated
Mississippi Tuition Subsidy Forgivable Loan; create. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1346
Not Rated
Collegiate voters; require each public or private 4-year postsecondary institution to have an on-campus voting precinct. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1467
Not Rated
Post Secondary educational institutions; require to provide certain information to students upon declaration of a major. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1513
Not Rated
Postsecondary educational institutions; exempt from provisions of the 'Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act.' Dead
Analysis:
HB 1562
Not Rated
'Forming Open and Robust University Minds (FORUM) Act'; establish. Dead
Analysis:
HC 27
Not Rated
Constitution; amend to reconstitute the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. Dead
Analysis:
SB 2049
Good Policy
College tuition; spouses and children of U.S. Armed Forces members may keep in-state residency classification throughout enrollment. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2053
Good Policy
Institutions of higher learning/community colleges; require the award of educational credits for military training or service. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2732
Good Policy
Student Financial Aid; repeal discontinued grant and forgivable loan programs. Dead
Analysis: This bill repeals tax payer funded grants. The State should seek to reduce costly taxes and regulations on education.
SB 2737
Good Policy
Proprietary schools; revise provisions related to surety bonds and permits. Alive
Analysis: This bill states that first priority for the use of surety bonds shall be given to students impacted by the closing of the proprietary school. Also, the bond can be used for administrative costs incurred by the Commission on Proprietary School and College Registration.
SB 2749
Good Policy
State Board for Community and Junior Colleges; revise the qualifications for board members. Alive
Analysis: This bill removes being employed in the field of education as a disqualification for serving on the board.
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed