HB18-1226 - Higher Education Review Degree Program Costs And Outcomes

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the review of degree programs offered by state institutions of higher education, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill requires the department of higher education (department) to prepare an annual return on investment report of undergraduate degree programs and certificate programs offered at each institution of higher education, as defined in the bill.

The bill specifies the information and analysis that must be included in the return on investment report, which includes, in part, the average student loan debt for students in the undergraduate degree program or certificate program, and the average time to completion for students in the degree program or certificate program.

The department shall submit the annual return on investment report to the education committees of the general assembly and shall post the report on the department's website.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


Latest update: May 24, 2018
05/24/2018 - Governor Signed
05/18/2018 - Sent to the Governor
05/18/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/18/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/09/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/08/2018 - Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments
05/08/2018 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
05/08/2018 - Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
05/08/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance
05/08/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/07/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
05/07/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
04/18/2018 - House Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations
02/05/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Education