Universities and Colleges

2020 Regular Session

Universities and Colleges

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
SB 2026
Not Rated
IHL; must allocate funding for nonresident students to student financial aid programs. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2050
Good Policy
Protection of free speech and association at public universities; withhold state funds for unconstitutional policy. Alive
Analysis: This would ensure the right to free speech and free expression on college campuses in Mississippi.
SB 2240
Good Policy
Athletics; enact the 'Mississippi Fairness Act.' Alive
Analysis: This bill requires that all collegiate and high school Mississippi sports teams must be explicitly labeled as either for men or for women on the basis of biological sex. It also provides a number of legal protections for those who have certain rights denied in the process of a violation of this act, such as: a right to bodily privacy, a right to fair athletic opportunity, and a right to report violations of this act without adverse consequences. This bill protects women by barring biological men from participating in and ruining the legitimacy of women’s sports.
SB 2356
Not Rated
Mississippi Fair Pay to Play Act; authorize student-athletes to be paid for the use of their names, images or likenesses. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2357
Not Rated
Community colleges; to establish national credential or certification incentives for Mississippi students. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2358
Not Rated
Community/Junior College Grant Program; establish to provide financial aid to community/junior college students. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2359
Not Rated
Community colleges; board of trustees approve policies for out-of-state tuition waiver. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2360
Not Rated
Universities; enact the Forming Open and Robust University Minds Act. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2387
Not Rated
'Mississippi Targeted Student Loan Forgiveness Act'; create program under IHL Board of Trustees. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2577
Not Rated
Universities; prohibit IHL from denying student organization benefits based on expression of the organization. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2824
Not Rated
Higher Education Legislative Plan; align core curriculum with the required IHL College Preparatory Curriculum. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2825
Not Rated
Hinds Community College District Board of Trustees; provide for selection of. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2869
Not Rated
University of Southern Mississippi; trustees may enter into services agreement for operation, repairs and maintenance. Alive
Analysis:
SB 2870
Not Rated
University of Southern Mississippi; trustees may enter into services agreement for operation, repairs and maintenance. Alive
Analysis:
KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed