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COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES - Adds to, repeals and amends existing law to
authorize tuition at institutions of higher education in the state of Idaho
except at the University of Idaho; and to establish residency requirements
for attendance at public institutions of higher education.
02/17 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/18 Rpt prt - to Educ
02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/28 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/04 3rd rdg - PASSED - 49-18-3
AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell,
Bilbao, Black, Block, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark,
Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18),
Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Kemp, Lake,
Mathews, McGeachin, Miller, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Raybould, Ring,
Roberts, Rydalch, Schaefer, Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(24),
Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Wills
NAYS -- Barrett, Boe, Crow, Jaquet, LeFavour, Martinez, McKague,
Mitchell, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Ringo, Rusche, Sali, Sayler,
Shepherd(2), Smith(30), Trail, Wood
Absent and excused -- Jones, Loertscher, Mr. Speaker
Floor Sponsors - Shirley, Rydalch, Wills & Kemp
Title apvd - to Senate
03/07 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Educ
03/15 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/21 3rd rdg - PASSED - 25-8-1, 1 vacancy
AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burtenshaw,
Cameron, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde,
Hill, Jorgenson, Keough, Little, Lodge, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce,
Richardson, Stegner, Sweet, Williams
NAYS -- Burkett, Kelly, Langhorst, Malepeai, Marley, Schroeder,
Absent and excused -- Coiner, (District 21 seat vacant)
Floor Sponsors - Goedde & Pearce
Title apvd - to House
03/22 To enrol
03/23 Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/24 Pres signed - To Governor
03/30 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 210
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 231
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO TUITION AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; REPEALING SECTION
3 33-3717, IDAHO CODE; AMENDING CHAPTER 37, TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
4 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-3717, IDAHO CODE, TO AUTHORIZE FEES FOR
5 ATTENDANCE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO; AMENDING CHAPTER 37, TITLE 33,
6 IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-3717A, IDAHO CODE, TO AU-
7 THORIZE FEES, INCLUDING TUITION FEES, FOR ATTENDANCE AT STATE COLLEGES AND
8 UNIVERSITIES OTHER THAN THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO; AMENDING CHAPTER 37,
9 TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-3717B, IDAHO
10 CODE, TO ESTABLISH RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR ATTENDANCE AT PUBLIC INSTI-
11 TUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION; AMENDING SECTION 33-3717A, IDAHO CODE, TO
12 REDESIGNATE THE SECTION AND TO INCLUDE REFERENCE TO FEES; AND AMENDING
13 SECTIONS 33-3720, 33-4306 AND 33-4403, IDAHO CODE, TO MAKE TECHNICAL COR-
15 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
16 SECTION 1. That Section 33-3717, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
18 SECTION 2. That Chapter 37, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
19 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
20 ignated as Section 33-3717, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
21 33-3717. FEES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO. (1) The state board of educa-
22 tion and the board of regents of the university of Idaho may prescribe fees,
23 but not tuition, for all full-time, resident students enrolled in the univer-
24 sity of Idaho.
25 (2) The state board of education and the board of regents of the univer-
26 sity of Idaho may prescribe tuition for:
27 (a) Nonresident students enrolled in the university of Idaho; or
28 (b) Resident students enrolled in the university of Idaho who are:
29 (i) In a professional program, college, school or department
30 approved by the state board of education and the board of regents of
31 the university of Idaho;
32 (ii) Taking extra studies; or
33 (iii) Part-time students at the institution.
34 (3) For purposes of this section, tuition shall be defined as payment for
35 the cost of instruction.
36 (4) Fees which may be prescribed under this section include matriculation
37 fees, defined as the fees charged to students for all educational costs other
38 than the cost of instruction including, but not limited to, costs associated
39 with the construction, maintenance and operation of buildings and facilities,
40 student services, and institutional support, which are complementary to, but
41 not a part of, the instructional program. The state board of education and the
42 board of regents of the university of Idaho also may prescribe fees for all
1 students for any additional charges, other than payment for the cost of
2 instruction, that are necessary for the proper operation of the institution.
3 (5) A resident student is a student who meets the residency requirements
4 imposed by section 33-3717B, Idaho Code.
5 (6) Nothing contained in this section shall prevent the state board of
6 education and the board of regents of the university of Idaho from waiving
7 fees or tuition to be paid by nonresident students, as defined in section
8 33-3717C, Idaho Code, who are enrolled in the university of Idaho.
9 SECTION 3. That Chapter 37, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
10 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
11 ignated as Section 33-3717A, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
12 33-3717A. FEES AT STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES OTHER THAN THE UNIVER-
13 SITY OF IDAHO. (1) The state board of education may prescribe fees, including
14 tuition fees, for resident and nonresident students enrolled in all state col-
15 leges and universities other than the university of Idaho. For purposes of
16 this section, said fees, including tuition fees, may be used for any and all
17 educational costs at the state colleges and universities including, but not
18 limited to, costs associated with:
19 (a) Academic services;
20 (b) Instruction;
21 (c) The construction, maintenance and operation of buildings and facili-
23 (d) Student services; or
24 (e) Institutional support.
25 The state board of education also may prescribe fees for all students for any
26 additional charges that are necessary for the proper operation of each insti-
28 (2) A resident student is a student who meets the residency requirements
29 imposed by section 33-3717B, Idaho Code.
30 (3) Nothing contained in this section shall prevent the state board of
31 education from waiving fees, including tuition fees, to be paid by nonresident
32 students, as defined in section 33-3717C, Idaho Code, who are enrolled in the
33 state colleges and universities.
34 (4) Nothing contained in this section shall apply to community colleges
35 now or hereafter established pursuant to chapter 21, title 33, Idaho Code, or
36 to postsecondary professional-technical schools now or hereafter established
37 and not connected to or a part of a state college or university.
38 SECTION 4. That Chapter 37, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
39 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
40 ignated as Section 33-3717B, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
41 33-3717B. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS. (1) For any public institution of
42 higher education in Idaho, a "resident student" is:
43 (a) Any student who has one (1) or more parent or parents or court-ap-
44 pointed guardians who are domiciled in the state of Idaho. Domicile, in
45 the case of a parent or guardian, means that individual's true, fixed and
46 permanent home and place of habitation. It is the place where that indi-
47 vidual intends to remain, and to which that individual expects to return
48 when that individual leaves without intending to establish a new domicile
49 elsewhere. To qualify under this section, the parent, parents or guardians
50 must have maintained a bona fide domicile in the state of Idaho for at
51 least one (1) year prior to the opening day of the term for which the stu-
1 dent matriculates.
2 (b) Any student, who receives less than fifty percent (50%) of the
3 student's support from a parent, parents or legal guardians who are not
4 residents of this state for voting purposes, but which student has contin-
5 uously resided in the state of Idaho for twelve (12) months next preceding
6 the opening day of the term during which the student proposes to attend
7 the college or university and who has in fact established a bona fide
8 domicile in this state primarily for purposes other than educational.
9 (c) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, any student who is a grad-
10 uate of an accredited secondary school in the state of Idaho, and who
11 matriculates at a college or university in the state of Idaho during the
12 term immediately following such graduation regardless of the residence of
13 the student's parent or guardian.
14 (d) The spouse of a person who is classified, or is eligible for classi-
15 fication, as a resident of the state of Idaho for the purposes of attend-
16 ing a college or university.
17 (e) A member of the armed forces of the United States, stationed in the
18 state of Idaho on military orders.
19 (f) A student whose parent or guardian is a member of the armed forces
20 and stationed in the state of Idaho on military orders and who receives
21 fifty percent (50%) or more of support from parents or legal guardians.
22 The student, while in continuous attendance, shall not lose that residence
23 when the student's parent or guardian is transferred on military orders.
24 (g) A person separated, under honorable conditions, from the United
25 States armed forces after at least two (2) years of service, who at the
26 time of separation designates the state of Idaho as his intended domicile
27 or who has Idaho as the home of record in service and enters a college or
28 university in the state of Idaho within one (1) year of the date of sepa-
30 (h) Any individual who has been domiciled in the state of Idaho, has
31 qualified and would otherwise be qualified under the provisions of this
32 statute and who is away from the state for a period of less than one (1)
33 calendar year and has not established legal residence elsewhere provided a
34 twelve (12) month period of continuous residence has been established
35 immediately prior to departure.
36 (i) A student who is a member of any of the following Idaho Native Ameri-
37 can Indian tribes, regardless of current domicile, shall be considered an
38 Idaho state resident for purposes of fees or tuition at institutions of
39 higher education: members of the following Idaho Native American Indian
40 tribes, whose traditional and customary tribal boundaries included por-
41 tions of the state of Idaho, or whose Indian tribe was granted reserved
42 lands within the state of Idaho: (i) Coeur d'Alene tribe; (ii) Shoshone-
43 Paiute tribes; (iii) Nez Perce tribe; (iv) Shoshone-Bannock tribes; (v)
44 Kootenai tribe.
45 (2) A "nonresident student" shall mean any student who does not qualify
46 as a "resident student" under the provisions of subsection (1) of this sec-
47 tion, and shall include:
48 (a) A student attending an institution in this state with the aid of
49 financial assistance provided by another state or governmental unit or
50 agency thereof, such nonresidency continuing for one (1) year after the
51 completion of the semester for which such assistance is last provided.
52 (b) A person who is not a citizen of the United States of America, who
53 does not have permanent or temporary resident status or does not hold
54 "refugee-parolee" or "conditional entrant" status with the United States
55 immigration and naturalization service or is not otherwise permanently
1 residing in the United States under color of the law and who does not also
2 meet and comply with all applicable requirements of this section.
3 (3) The establishment of a new domicile in Idaho by a person formerly
4 domiciled in another state has occurred if such person is physically present
5 in Idaho primarily for purposes other than educational and can show satisfac-
6 tory proof that such person is without a present intention to return to such
7 other state or to acquire a domicile at some other place outside of Idaho.
8 Institutions determining whether a student is domiciled in the state of Idaho
9 primarily for purposes other than educational shall consider, but shall not be
10 limited to, the following factors:
11 (a) Registration and payment of Idaho taxes or fees on a motor vehicle,
12 mobile home, travel trailer, or other item of personal property for which
13 state registration and the payment of a state tax or fee is required;
14 (b) Filing of Idaho state income tax returns;
15 (c) Permanent full-time employment or the hourly equivalent thereof in
16 the state of Idaho;
17 (d) Registration to vote for state elected officials in Idaho at a gen-
18 eral election.
19 (4) The state board of education and the board of regents of the univer-
20 sity of Idaho shall adopt uniform and standard rules applicable to all state
21 colleges and universities now or hereafter established to determine resident
22 status of any student and to establish procedures for review of that status.
23 (5) Appeal from a final determination denying resident status may be ini-
24 tiated by the filing of an action in the district court of the county in which
25 the affected college or university is located; an appeal from the district
26 court shall lie as in all civil actions.
27 (6) Nothing contained herein shall prevent the state board of education
28 and the board of regents of the university of Idaho from establishing quotas,
29 standards for admission, standards for readmission, or other terms and
30 requirements governing persons who are not residents for purposes of higher
32 (7) For students who apply for special graduate and professional programs
33 including, but not limited to, the WAMI (Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho)
34 regional medical program, the WICHE student exchange programs, Creighton uni-
35 versity school of dental science, the university of Utah college of medicine,
36 and the Washington, Oregon, Idaho (WOI) regional program in veterinary medical
37 education, no applicant shall be certified or otherwise designated as a bene-
38 ficiary of such special program who has not been a resident of the state of
39 Idaho for at least one (1) calendar year previous to the application date.
40 SECTION 5. That Section 33-3717A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
41 amended to read as follows:
42 33-3717 AC. WAIVING FEES OR TUITION FOR CERTAIN NONRESIDENT STUDENTS. (1)
43 Notwithstanding any other provision of law the state board of education and
44 the board of regents of the university of Idaho may determine when to grant a
45 full or partial waiver of fees or tuition charged to nonresident students pur-
46 suant to reciprocal agreements with other states. In making this determina-
47 tion, the state board of education and the board of regents of the university
48 of Idaho shall consider the potential of the waiver to:
49 (a) Enhance educational opportunities for Idaho residents;
50 (b) Promote mutually beneficial cooperation and development of Idaho com-
51 munities and nearby communities in neighboring states;
52 (c) Contribute to the quality of educational programs; and
53 (d) Assist in maintaining the cost effectiveness of auxiliary operations
1 in Idaho institutions of higher education.
2 (2) Consistent with the determinations made pursuant to subsection (1)
3 hereof, the state board of education and the board of regents of the univer-
4 sity of Idaho may enter into agreements with other states to provide for a
5 full or partial reciprocal waiver of fees or tuition charged to students. Each
6 agreement shall provide for the numbers and identifying criteria of students,
7 and shall specify the institutions of higher education that will be affected
8 by the agreement.
9 (3) The state board of education and the board of regents of the univer-
10 sity of Idaho shall establish policy guidelines for the administration by the
11 affected Idaho institutions of any tuition waivers authorized under this sec-
12 tion, for evaluating applicants for such waivers, and for reporting the
13 results of the reciprocal waiver programs authorized in this section.
14 (4) A report and financial analysis of any waivers of tuition authorized
15 under this section shall be submitted annually to the legislature as part of
16 the budget recommendations of the state board of education and the board of
17 regents of the university of Idaho for the system of higher education in this
19 SECTION 6. That Section 33-3720, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
20 amended to read as follows:
21 33-3720. PROFESSIONAL STUDIES PROGRAM. (1) It is hereby declared that it
22 is in the public interest to assist Idaho citizens who wish to pursue profes-
23 sional studies in the fields of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and
24 other health-related areas of study which are not available within the state
25 by (a) entering into compacts or contractual agreements which make such
26 courses of study available to Idaho citizens, and (b) providing a mechanism to
27 provide funds for such Idaho citizens.
28 (2) The state board of education is hereby authorized to enter into loan
29 agreements with qualified recipients to participate in qualified programs,
30 which agreements shall include provisions for repayment of the loan on terms
31 agreed to by the board and the qualified recipient; such repayment agreements
32 may include provisions for decreasing or delaying or forgiving the repayment
33 obligation in relationship to the recipient's course of study or agreement to
34 return to Idaho to practice professionally.
35 (a) A qualified recipient shall be any Idaho student accepted into a
36 qualified program who meets the residency requirements imposed by section
37 33-3717B, Idaho Code, and the rules of the state board of education.
38 (b) A qualified program shall be a program enumerated in section
39 33-3717B( 87), Idaho Code, and any other medical, dental, veterinary medi-
40 cine, or other health-related program in which participation by Idaho res-
41 idents has been authorized by the legislature and for which funds have
42 been obligated by the board pursuant to subsection (3) of this section.
43 (3) The state board of education is hereby authorized to transfer, dis-
44 tribute or pay such moneys as are available in the professional studies
45 account to the school, program, or compact providing the course of study pur-
46 suant to contracts, agreements, or compacts entered into by the legislature or
47 the state board of education.
48 (4) The state board of education is hereby authorized to adopt all neces-
49 sary rules, subject to the provisions of chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, for
50 the administration of the professional studies program.
51 SECTION 7. That Section 33-4306, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
52 amended to read as follows:
1 33-4306. DEFINITIONS. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise
3 (1) "Eligible postsecondary institution" means a public postsecondary
4 organization governed or supervised by the state board of education, the board
5 of regents of the university of Idaho, a board of trustees of a community col-
6 lege established pursuant to the provisions of section 33-2106, Idaho Code, or
7 the state board for professional-technical education or any educational orga-
8 nization which is operated privately and not for profit under the control of
9 an independent board and not directly controlled or administered by a public
10 or political subdivision. A public or private educational organization becomes
11 eligible to participate in category B grant awards if the organization agrees
12 to match awards granted to each eligible category B student. If an institu-
13 tion declines to match awards, an eligible student will receive the state por-
14 tion of the award to that institution.
15 (2) "Educational costs" means student costs for tuition, fees, room and
16 board, or expenses related to reasonable commuting, books and such other
17 expenses reasonably related to attendance at a postsecondary educational
19 (3) "Student" means an individual resident student as defined in section
20 33-3717B or 33-2110B, Idaho Code, enrolled full-time full time and carrying a
21 sufficient number of credit hours, or their equivalent, to secure an
22 individual's first degree, certificate, diploma or less, toward which the
23 individual is working, in no more than the number of semesters, or equivalent,
24 normally required by the eligible postsecondary institution in the program in
25 which the individual is enrolled and provided that the baccalaureate degree,
26 certificate, diploma or lesser program requires at least six (6) months or
27 equivalent of consecutive attendance. A student engaged in a four (4) year
28 baccalaureate program shall not be terminated from this scholarship program by
29 having earned an intermediate degree, certificate or diploma.
30 (4) "Enrollment" means the establishment and maintenance of an
31 individual's status as a student in an eligible postsecondary institution,
32 regardless of the term used at the institution to describe such status.
33 (5) "Eligible category A student" means any individual who declares his
34 intention to matriculate in an eligible postsecondary institution in the state
35 of Idaho during the educational year immediately following:
36 (a) The individual's graduation from an accredited secondary school in
37 the state of Idaho; or
38 (b) The individual's graduation from an accredited secondary school out-
39 side of the United States, provided that the individual graduated from
40 such school, and the individual and a parent of the individual were resi-
41 dents of the state of Idaho, within one (1) year of leaving the state due
42 to the military status or job relocation of a parent.
43 (6) "Eligible category B student" means any student, having completed
44 secondary school or its equivalent in the state of Idaho, or outside of the
45 United States if within one (1) year of leaving the state due to the military
46 status or job relocation of a parent (a) the student completed such secondary
47 school or its equivalent, and (b) the student and a parent of the student were
48 residents of the state of Idaho, and who enrolls as a student in an eligible
49 postsecondary institution in the state of Idaho prior to reaching twenty-two
50 (22) years of age. To maintain eligibility a student must achieve and maintain
51 a 2.5 cumulative grade point average while enrolled in an eligible post-
52 secondary institution. Students meeting the requirements of this subsection
53 who were not eligible for a grant in the first term of postsecondary education
54 and who achieve and maintain a 2.5 cumulative grade point average based on a
55 4.0 system in an eligible postsecondary institution will become eligible for
1 grant payments in subsequent school terms.
2 (7) "Grant" means an award to an eligible student for matriculation in an
3 eligible postsecondary institution in the state of Idaho.
4 (8) "Educational year" means the period from July 1 of a year through
5 June 30 of the succeeding year.
6 (9) "Competitive examination" means standardized examination(s) measuring
7 achievement administered annually on a voluntary basis on a specified date and
8 at specified locations announced publicly.
9 (10) "High school record," for category A students, will be defined by the
10 state board of education and the board of regents of the university of Idaho
11 and may include, but need not be limited to, an individual's rank in his sec-
12 ondary school class, grade point average, and difficulty of course load taken
13 as certified by an official of such secondary school, and the individual's
14 secondary school deportment as evaluated by at least two (2) officials of such
15 secondary school.
16 (11) "High school record," for category B students, shall be defined by
17 the state board of education and the board of regents of the university of
18 Idaho and may include, but need not be limited to, an individual's secondary
19 school cumulative grade point average or a composite score on the American
20 college test (ACT).
21 (12) "Cumulative grade point average" is defined as a student's cumulative
22 grade point average for all courses taken in grades nine (9) through twelve
23 (12) and calculated on a grade of A equals 4.0 points, a grade of B equals 3.0
24 points, a grade of C equals 2.0 points, a grade of D equals 1.0 point and a
25 grade of F equals 0.0 points.
26 SECTION 8. That Section 33-4403, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
27 amended to read as follows:
28 33-4403. DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter:
29 (1) "Accredited institution of higher education" means any public or pri-
30 vate university, college, or community college in Idaho accredited by the
31 northwest association of schools and colleges, or any public professional-
32 technical school operated by the state of Idaho or any political subdivision
33 thereof; provided, that no institution of higher education shall be eligible
34 to participate in the program unless it agrees to and complies with program
35 rules and regulations adopted by the board pursuant to chapter 52, title 67,
36 Idaho Code; provided, further, that private accredited institutions of higher
37 education which are controlled by sectarian organizations, and students
38 attending such institutions, may participate only in the educational need,
39 off-campus work experience portion of this program and such off-campus employ-
40 ment may not be located at, or be performed on behalf of, a sectarian or reli-
41 gious establishment.
42 (2) "Board" means the state board of education.
43 (3) "Program" means the Idaho work study program established pursuant to
44 this chapter.
45 (4) "Resident student" means an individual as defined in section
46 33-3717B, Idaho Code.
47 (5) "Student" means an individual currently at an Idaho school enrolled
48 in a postsecondary degree program, or a state supported professional-technical
50 (6) "Student with educational need" means a post-high school student in
51 good standing at an accredited institution of higher learning who is desirous
52 of obtaining work experience related to the student's course of academic
53 study, in either on-campus or approved off-campus employment, and who meets
1 the institutional requirements for determining educational need; provided,
2 however, a student whose academic course of study is sectarian in nature or
3 who is pursuing an educational program leading to a baccalaureate degree in
4 theology or divinity may not participate in this program.
5 (7) "Student with financial need" means a post-high school student in
6 good standing at an accredited institution of higher learning who demonstrates
7 to the institution the financial inability, either through the student's par-
8 ents, family and/or personally, to meet the institutionally defined cost of
9 education, and further demonstrates the ability and willingness to work in a
10 student work study program, according to the stated needs of the institution.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to grant the State Board of
Education the authority to set fees, including tuition fees, for
all resident and nonresident students attending Boise State
University, Idaho State University, and Lewis-Clark State
College. The University of Idaho is not included due to the
constitutional charter of the University. The purpose of this
legislation is not to increase student fees. Rather, it is
designed to clarify the purposes for which those funds may be
used. The reason this legislation is needed is that the current
tuition prohibition sets restrictions on the fees paid by the
students and hinders college and universities from being
responsive to student needs. Since the fees collected from the
students cannot be used for instructional costs, the students
cannot have their fees used to support core instructional
activities, i.e., faculty salaries, additional faculty, library
Under current law, students fees only can be used for designated
purposes. The intent of this legislation is not designed to
increase student fees, but rather to provide greater flexibility
to the state college and universities with respect to the use of
fees to fund educational and instructional costs. This
legislative proposal is not intended to increase student fees
more than otherwise might occur. Accordingly, there will be no
fiscal impact to the General Fund.
Name: Gary Stivers, State Board of Education
Name: Rep. Mack Shirley, Rep. Ann Rydalch
Rep. Jana Kemp, Rep. Rich Wills
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 231