MA S702 | 2017-2018 | 190th General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by S2468


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-04-23 - Accompanied a new draft, see S2468
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to strengthen and expand higher education opportunities. Higher Education.

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Relative to strengthening and expanding higher education opportunities



2018-04-23SenateAccompanied a new draft, see S2468
2017-09-22JointHearing scheduled for 10/02/2017 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in Westfield State University
2017-08-30JointHearing scheduled for 09/11/2017 from 11:00 AM-01:00 PM in Leominster High School
2017-06-26JointHearing scheduled for 07/13/2017 from 10:00 AM-01:30 PM in A-2
2017-01-23HouseHouse concurred
2017-01-23SenateReferred to the Joint Committee on Higher Education

Same As/Similar To

H2868 (Similar To) 2019-01-01 - No further action taken
H634 (Similar To) 2018-03-06 - Accompanied a new draft, see H4286
H640 (Similar To) 2019-01-01 - No further action taken
S2134 (Similar To) 2017-07-27 - See H3740
H4286 (Similar To) 2019-01-01 - No further action taken
S2468 (Replaced by) 2018-04-23 - Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means

Massachusetts State Sources

Bill Comments 750