Bills Pending New Jersey Senate Higher Eduction Committee

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NJS2684IntroProvides that former law enforcement officers who retired due to disability are eligible to receive tuition assistance to attend public institution of higher education or proprietary institution licensed to confer academic degrees.
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2018-06-11
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NJS2683IntroRequires certain student identification cards to contain telephone number for suicide prevention hotline.
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2018-06-11
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NJSJR81IntroUrges President and Congress to enact "529 Opening Paths to Invest in Our Nation's Students Act."
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2018-05-31
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NJS2617IntroRevises standards for contracting at State colleges to mirror standards applicable to public research universities.
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2018-05-31
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NJS2555IntroAllows dependent students whose parents or guardians hold H1 visas to qualify for in-State tuition at public institutions of higher education provided they meet certain criteria.
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2018-05-14
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NJS2544IntroPermits students at public institutions of higher education to donate unused meal plan funds to emergency meal fund for distribution to New Jersey food banks.
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2018-05-14
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NJS2542IntroProvides additional State aid to county colleges for students enrolled in postsecondary career and technical education certificate programs.
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2018-05-14
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NJS2509IntroRequires members of governing boards of public institutions of higher education to complete training program when review by Middle States Commission on Higher Education indicates governance deficiencies.
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2018-04-16
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NJS2488IntroProvides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education to New Jersey residents who are members of reserve component of Armed Forces of United States.
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2018-04-16
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NJS2403IntroExpands Tuition Aid Grant program to part-time undergraduates.
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2018-04-05
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NJS2393IntroRequires public institutions of higher education to waive or reimburse application fees and transcript fees for veterans and members of the military.
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2018-04-05
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NJS2320IntroEstablishes study commission to examine development of mutually beneficial relationships between institutions of higher education and municipalities.
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2018-03-22
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NJS2212IntroPhases out State tuition aid grants for students enrolled in proprietary institutions.
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2018-03-08
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NJS2191IntroProvides gross income tax deductions for contributions by certain taxpayers to the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program.
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2018-03-08
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NJS2209IntroEstablishes gross income tax credit for full-time tuition cost at certain New Jersey institutions of post-secondary education.
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2018-03-08
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NJS2266IntroPermits county improvement authorities to establish student loan refinancing loan programs.
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2018-03-08
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NJS2223IntroAllows gross income tax deductions for contributions to the New Jersey Better Educational Savings Trust (NJBEST) Program.
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2018-03-08
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NJS2115IntroProvides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education to New Jersey residents who are members of reserve component of Armed Forces of United States.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2070IntroProvides tax credits to companies contributing to loan and loan redemption program for residents who attend institutions of higher education in State and work at such company upon graduation.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2146IntroEstablishes Loan Redemption Program for Teachers of Agriculture in Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2071IntroProvides for inclusion of students who receive equivalent instruction elsewhere than at school in NJ STARS Program.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2069IntroAllows certain public colleges and universities to use the design-build or construction manager at-risk method as the means to contract for the construction of buildings.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2131IntroProhibits institution of higher education that provides child care from charging student-parent who receives child care voucher under "New Jersey Cares for Kids Program" an amount for child care in excess of voucher amount.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2114IntroEstablishes Gold Star Family Scholarship Program; appropriates $100,000 from General Fund to Higher Education Student Assistance Authority.
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2018-03-05
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NJS2040IntroProhibits public institutions of higher education from increasing resident undergraduate tuition by more than 4% over the prior academic year.
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2018-02-26
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NJSR53IntroUrges National Collegiate Athletic Association to strictly enforce college football rules prohibiting contact by or to a player's head or helmet to help ensure player safety.
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2018-02-22
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NJS1927IntroApplies provisions of "New Jersey College Student and Parent Consumer Information Act" to proprietary schools and limits eligibility for State student assistance programs to students enrolled in certain proprietary schools.
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2018-02-22
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NJS1937IntroRequires textbook publishers to provide public institutions of higher education with information on price and availability of textbooks.
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2018-02-22
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NJS1928IntroDirects Secretary of Higher Education to revoke proprietary school's license to award academic degrees if school fails to achieve certain minimum graduation rates.
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2018-02-22
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NJS1866IntroRequires public institution of higher education to post on website information concerning cost, purpose, and benefit to students when institution conducts advertising campaign.
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2018-02-15
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NJS1880IntroAdds two employees to boards of trustees of State colleges and county colleges.
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2018-02-15
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NJS1815IntroDirects Secretary of Higher Education to establish performance-based funding plans for public institutions of higher education.
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2018-02-08
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NJS1832IntroEstablishes a loan redemption program for public school teachers who meet certain academic requirements and teach Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics subjects or special education.
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2018-02-08
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NJS1618IntroRequires institution of higher education to award appropriate credit for student's military service.
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2018-02-05
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NJS1628IntroAdds two student representatives to board of governors of Rutgers University.
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2018-02-05
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NJS1621IntroEstablishes "Higher Education Manufacturing Grant Program" for public institutions of higher education to establish or expand programs in manufacturing fields.
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2018-02-05
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NJS1775IntroRequires binding arbitration for certain matters relating to dismissals or reductions in salary of tenured persons employed in a teaching capacity at a county college.
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2018-02-05
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NJSR43IntroUrges AG to take legal action against Navient for damaging and deceptive student loan practices.
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2018-02-05
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NJS1620IntroProvides tuition benefits at public institutions of higher education for dependents of certain veterans.
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2018-02-05
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NJS1296IntroRequires security guards at institutions of higher education which do not employ police officers to immediately report crimes committed on campus to the local police department.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1398IntroRequires Secretary of Higher Education, in consultation with various entities, to design a manufacturing career pathway to provide students with skills necessary to gain employment in manufacturing sector.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1282Intro"New Jersey Sexual Assault Violence in Education Act"; requires institutions of higher education to adopt anti-sexual assault theater program, report allegations of sexual assault to county prosecutor, and provide students with information on sexual ...
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2018-02-01
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NJS1289IntroRequires four-year public institutions of higher education to have one veteran coordinator for every 200 veteran students; requires veteran coordinator to work with DMVA to ensure veterans have access to all available services.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1280IntroRequires institutions of higher education to post information on sexual assaults on website and provide the information to prospective students.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1279IntroEstablishes "New Jersey College Ready Students Program Act"; provides tuition-free dual enrollment opportunities at county college for certain high school students.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1281IntroEstablishes program to provide free tuition under State Tuition Aid Grant Program to certain students who are accepted to public four-year institutions of higher education and elect to attend county college for first two years.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1290IntroRequires public and independent institutions of higher education to collect and report employment data for certain graduates.
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2018-02-01
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NJS1215IntroConcerns for-profit post-secondary educational institutions.
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2018-01-25
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NJS1221IntroEstablishes process for county colleges to offer baccalaureate degree nursing programs.
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2018-01-25
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NJS1220IntroEstablishes the Workforce Shortage Loan Redemption Program.
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2018-01-25
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