Universities and Colleges

2020 Regular Session

Universities and Colleges

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
HB 15
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 16
Not Rated
Tuition waiver; provide for certain foster and adopted children and wards of the state to attend community or junior colleges. Dead
Analysis:
HB 35
Not Rated
Universities and colleges; require to allow MS residents to register for classes before nonresident students. Dead
Analysis:
HB 59
Not Rated
'Mississippi Promise Scholarship Act of 2020'; establish to provide tuition assistance for tuition-free community and junior college attendance. Dead
Analysis:
HB 90
Neutral
Community or junior colleges; authorize to administer construction contracts of $1,000,000.00 or less, and exempt certain oversight. Dead
Analysis:
HB 109
Not Rated
Out-of-state tuition; waive for nonresident children of Mississippi emergency service personnel killed in line of duty. Dead
Analysis:
HB 122
Not Rated
Spouses and children of first responders killed in the line of duty; provide scholarship for attendance at post-secondary institutions. Dead
Analysis:
HB 140
Not Rated
Universities and colleges; require to provide mental health assessments to members of school athletic teams. Dead
Analysis:
HB 149
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 208
Not Rated
Military education credits and certifications; require IHL, MCCB and SWIB to develop policy for acceptance of toward academic credit. Dead
Analysis:
HB 220
Not Rated
Vocational Education and Technology Camp; create pilot program at Itawamba Community College for Lee/Monroe County students. Dead
Analysis:
HB 268
Not Rated
Public universities and colleges; require to have epinephrine auto-injectors and AEDs in every building on campus. Dead
Analysis:
HB 341
Bad Policy
Career and technical education programs; require SBE and MCCB to collaborate for administration of. Dead
Analysis: This bill spends more taxpayer dollars on the creation of the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant Program. This program sets up awards in the amount of $1,000 for every school district that has a student earn an industry certification. It also increases the amount that each public school receives as a grant for every student involved in technical education from $800 to $1,000. Although technical education is a worthy cause, this bill authorizes additional expenditures towards these programs that are unnecessary.
HB 378
Neutral
Community colleges; authorize boards of trustees to approve certain policies permitting out-of-state tuition waivers. Dead
Analysis: This bill makes it easier for community colleges to waive out-of-state tuition, requiring board approval.
HB 463
Not Rated
Community colleges; waive tuition and costs for Mississippi graduates with 2.0 or higher GPA. Dead
Analysis:
HB 466
Not Rated
Hotel and restaurant management degree program; require IHL Board to implement at Jackson State University. Dead
Analysis:
HB 520
Not Rated
Community and junior colleges; authorize boards of trustees to approve policies permitting waiver of out-of-state tuition for certain students. Dead
Analysis:
HB 521
Neutral
Community College Boards of Trustees; revise composition of Northeast Mississippi and Coahoma Community Colleges. Dead
Analysis:
HB 571
Not Rated
Community colleges; provide for restored mid-level funding for purpose of increasing salaries of certain employees. Dead
Analysis:
HB 580
Not Rated
State and United States flags; require state universities to display when in session. Dead
Analysis:
HB 754
Not Rated
Interstate compact; authorize State of Mississippi to enter into the Southeastern Community College Compact with other states to waive nonresident tuition fees. Dead
Analysis:
HB 755
Neutral
Community colleges; authorize boards of trustees to waive out-of-state tuition to certain students upon agreement to remain in the state. Dead
Analysis: Gives community colleges the ability to waive out-of-state tuition costs. However, if a students accepts this agreement, they must remain in the state for 2 years upon completion or they will be required to pay back waived tuition plus interest.
HB 771
Not Rated
Undocumented students; allow to attend college at in-state tuition rates subject to certain conditions. Dead
Analysis:
HB 841
Not Rated
Universities and community/junior colleges; waive tuition for children, spouses, widows and widowers of certain veterans. Dead
Analysis:
HB 870
Neutral
IHL Board of Trustees; require appointments to be made by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the House. Dead
Analysis: This bill gives the Speaker of the House and the Lieutenant Governor the power to make IHL appointments in addition to the governor.
HB 880
Not Rated
Collegiate athletics; authorize student athletes to receive compensation and have legal representation. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1043
Not Rated
Student Athlete Bill of Rights; enact. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1093
Neutral
Community college boards of trustees; revise composition for Northwest Community College District. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1106
Neutral
Community college board of trustees; provide for the selection of for Hinds Community College District. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1194
Not Rated
IHL Board; dissolve and provide for independent university boards of trustees. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1343
Neutral
Institutions of higher learning; require to ensure commercially reasonable procurement practices when purchasing aircraft equipment and services. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1424
Not Rated
Tuition waiver; provide for certain foster and adopted children and wards of the state to attend college. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1426
Not Rated
2020 Mississippi Youthbuild Pilot Program Act; create with programs at Coahoma and Jones County Community Colleges. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1447
Not Rated
Collegiate voters; require each public and private 4-year postsecondary institution to have an on-campus voting precinct. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1480
Good Policy
Community or junior college; require to include source of funds used to advertise certain workforce development courses and training. Dead
Analysis: Community college must disclose source of funding for a workforce development courses and training.
HB 1541
Not Rated
IHL; authorize to enter into service agreement for certain repairs, maintain and capital improvements of a university utility system. Dead
Analysis:
HB 1542
Neutral
IHL; authorize to enter into services agreements for certain repairs, maintenance and capitol improvements of a university utility system. Dead
Analysis: This bill authorizes the IHL to enter into a service agreement for repairs, maintenance and improvements to the University of Southern Mississippi.
HB 1571
Neutral
IHL Board; revise authority to choose institution executive heads. Dead
Analysis: This bill revises the selection process for heads of institutions of higher learning. It requires a seven member search committee be made consisting of members appointed by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House and the IHL, 6 of whom must be alumni of the university in question.
HC 25
Resolution
Constitution; amned to dissolve the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2824
Neutral
Higher Education Legislative Plan; align core curriculum with the required IHL College Preparatory Curriculum. Alive
Analysis: Updates high school completion requirements for Higher Education Legislative Plan Grant Program.
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed