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TNHB2601PassAs enacted, requires public institutions of higher education to provide each student with a detailed and completed current-year federal college financing plan; imposes other requirements for such institutions to provide certain information when a stu...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 744
TNHB2496PassAs enacted, allows, under certain conditions, the advisory boards of the University of Tennessee institutions and state university boards to meet electronically or by other means of communication without a physical quorum present at the location of t...
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2020-07-02
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 692
TNSB2503PassAs enacted, requires public institutions of higher education to provide each student with a detailed and completed current-year federal college financing plan; imposes other requirements for such institutions to provide certain information when a stu...
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 744
TNSB2719PassAs enacted, allows, under certain conditions, the advisory boards of the University of Tennessee institutions and state university boards to meet electronically or by other means of communication without a physical quorum present at the location of t...
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2020-07-02
Pub. Ch. 692
TNHB2246IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter...
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2020-06-15
Reset on Final cal. of Calendar & Rules Committee
TNHB1665IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to classify a student who is the spouse or dependent child of a service member as an in-state student for tuition purposes, regardless of the spouse's or dependent child's domicile or pl...
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2020-06-10
To House Finance, Ways & Means Subcommittee
TNHB2102IntroAs introduced, authorizes a registered student at a public institution of higher education to carry a handgun in a concealed manner on property owned, operated, or controlled by that institution if the student is a handgun carry permit holder and oth...
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2020-06-09
To House Education Committee
TNHB1839EngrossAs introduced, prohibits a governing board of a public institution of higher education from contracting or affiliating with a foreign nation; a political subdivision of a foreign nation; or an organization sponsored, operated, or funded by a foreign ...
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2020-06-08
Received from House, Passed on First Consideration
TNSB2288IntroAs introduced, authorizes a registered student at a public institution of higher education to carry a handgun in a concealed manner on property owned, operated, or controlled by that institution if the student is a handgun carry permit holder and oth...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Education Committee
TNHB2112IntroAs introduced, requires each institution governed by the board of regents or a state university board to make the grievance procedure for its support staff employees available on its website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB2130IntroAs introduced, declares an act of the general assembly enacted after January 1, 2020, that mandates a discount or waiver of the tuition or fees charged at public institutions of higher education unenforceable against an institution affected by the ac...
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB2438IntroAs introduced, prohibits a state institution of higher education from discriminating against a student based on the political viewpoint expressed by the student; prohibits an institution from penalizing, rewarding, or grading a student's coursework b...
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2020-05-28
Taken off notice for cal. in Education Committee
TNHB1694FailAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-05-26
Failed in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB1710IntroAs introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2073IntroAs introduced, increases from $1,000 to $1,250, the amount awarded each semester to a full-time student receiving the middle college scholarship. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4, Part 9.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2107IntroAs introduced, adds William R. Moore College of Technology as an eligible institution for receipt of the Tennessee reconnect and dual enrollment grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2190IntroAs introduced, increases from 16 to 20 point font the minimum font size that must be used by a postsecondary educational institution on a transferability of credits disclosure required to be given to a student prior to the student signing an enrollme...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2406IntroAs introduced, authorizes persons aggrieved by final decisions of public four-year institutions of higher education to file petitions for contested case hearings to object to such decisions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 5 and Title 49.
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2648IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from punishing a student athlete based on a gift, benefit, or inducement given to the student athlete or the student athlete's family by a booster. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Pa...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2649FailAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1.
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2020-05-26
Failed in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2823IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee higher education commission to submit a report to the governor and speakers of the senate and house of representatives by December 31, 2021, on issues of food insecurity among students at public institutions of h...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2865IntroAs introduced, creates the Tennessee second chance scholarship program to award scholarships to assist persons who have been placed in the custody of the department of children's services in the person's pursuit of a postsecondary degree or credentia...
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2020-05-26
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNSB1973PassAs enacted, authorizes the executive director of the student assistance corporation to temporarily suspend, modify, or waive deadlines or other non-academic eligibility requirements for student financial aid programs, if the governor has declared a s...
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2020-04-06
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 632
TNHB2472PassAs enacted, authorizes the executive director of the student assistance corporation to temporarily suspend, modify, or waive deadlines or other non-academic eligibility requirements for student financial aid programs, if the governor has declared a s...
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2020-04-06
Pub. Ch. 632
TNSB1230IntroAs introduced, changes, from February 1 to January 15, the date by which each governing board must provide a report to the office of legislative budget analysis with information regarding expenditures of revenues derived from any tuition and fees inc...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNHB1561PassAs enacted, prohibits a public institution of higher education from requiring a student to submit a high school transcript or GED certificate as part of the institution's admission process if the student has completed an associate degree at a regiona...
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2020-03-16
Comp. became Pub. Ch. 523
TNSB1558IntroAs introduced, declares an act of the general assembly enacted after January 1, 2020, that mandates a discount or waiver of the tuition or fees charged at public institutions of higher education unenforceable against an institution affected by the ac...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1636IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from preventing a student athlete from earning compensation as a result of the use of the student athlete's name, image, or likeness. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1641PassAs enacted, prohibits a public institution of higher education from requiring a student to submit a high school transcript or GED certificate as part of the institution's admission process if the student has completed an associate degree at a regiona...
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2020-03-16
Pub. Ch. 523
TNSB1729IntroAs introduced, requires public institutions of higher education to classify a student who is the spouse or dependent child of a service member as an in-state student for tuition purposes, regardless of the spouse's or dependent child's domicile or pl...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1767IntroAs introduced, creates a student athlete graduation grant fund to provide a source of funding for one-time payments to eligible student athletes who graduate from public four-year postsecondary institutions located in this state. - Amends TCA Title 4...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1918IntroAs introduced, creates the Tennessee second chance scholarship program to award scholarships to assist persons who have been placed in the custody of the department of children's services in the person's pursuit of a postsecondary degree or credentia...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB1970IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 to 10 the number of days a municipal corporation must wait before enforcing or ceasing to enforce traffic ordinances on the campus of a public institution of higher education within its borders after receiving a reque...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2031IntroAs introduced, adds William R. Moore College of Technology as an eligible institution for receipt of the Tennessee reconnect and dual enrollment grants. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 4.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2087IntroAs introduced, increases from 16 to 20 point font the minimum font size that must be used by a postsecondary educational institution on a transferability of credits disclosure required to be given to a student prior to the student signing an enrollme...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2177IntroAs introduced, extends eligibility for tuition reimbursement provided to members of the Tennessee national guard under the STRONG Act of 2017 to include technical certificates and diplomas and certain graduate programs. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2339IntroAs introduced, prohibits a governing board of a public institution of higher education from contracting or affiliating with a foreign nation; a political subdivision of a foreign nation; or an organization sponsored, operated, or funded by a foreign ...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2486IntroAs introduced, requires each institution governed by the board of regents or a state university board to make the grievance procedure for its support staff employees available on its website. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2660IntroAs introduced, requires the Tennessee higher education commission to submit a report to the governor and speakers of the senate and house of representatives by December 31, 2021, on issues of food insecurity among students at public institutions of h...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2781IntroAs introduced, prohibits a state institution of higher education from discriminating against a student based on the political viewpoint expressed by the student; prohibits an institution from penalizing, rewarding, or grading a student's coursework b...
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNSB2783IntroAs introduced, authorizes persons aggrieved by final decisions of public four-year institutions of higher education to file petitions for contested case hearings to object to such decisions. - Amends TCA Title 4, Chapter 5 and Title 49.
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2020-03-16
Action deferred in Senate Education Committee
TNHB1824IntroAs introduced, decreases from 30 to 10 the number of days a municipal corporation must wait before enforcing or ceasing to enforce traffic ordinances on the campus of a public institution of higher education within its borders after receiving a reque...
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2020-03-10
Taken off notice for cal in s/c Higher Education Subcommittee of Education Committee
TNHB2572IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the four-year institutions now governed by the state university boards do not offer remedial or developmental courses. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee
TNHB2781IntroAs introduced, extends the date from March 15 to April 1 by which the Tennessee higher education commission must publish the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee
TNHB2471IntroAs introduced, requires the disclosure concerning transferability of credits that institutions authorized to operate by THEC must make to potential students to be in 18-point type rather than 16-point type. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-11
Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee
TNHB2324IntroAs introduced, changes from January 1 to February 1 the date by which the department of correction must submit a report to the education and judiciary committees of the senate and the house of representatives detailing the higher education opportunit...
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2020-02-10
Assigned to s/c Higher Education Subcommittee
TNSB2566IntroAs introduced, extends the date from March 15 to April 1 by which the Tennessee higher education commission must publish the Tennessee Postsecondary Education Fact Book each year. - Amends TCA Title 49.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2637IntroAs introduced, clarifies that the four-year institutions now governed by the state university boards do not offer remedial or developmental courses. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2725IntroAs introduced, prohibits a public institution of higher education from punishing a student athlete based on a gift, benefit, or inducement given to the student athlete or the student athlete's family by a booster. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 7, Pa...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Education Committee
TNSB2720IntroAs introduced, changes from January 1 to February 1 the date by which the department of correction must submit a report to the education and judiciary committees of the senate and the house of representatives detailing the higher education opportunit...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Education Committee
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