HB1304 (2008) Detail

Authorizing Plymouth state university to award doctoral degrees.


CHAPTER 215

HB 1304 – FINAL VERSION

05Mar2008… 0562h

2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1304

AN ACT authorizing Plymouth state university to award doctoral degrees.

SPONSORS: Rep. Rous, Straf 7; Rep. Cooney, Graf 7; Rep. Estes, Graf 7; Rep. P. Preston, Graf 8; Rep. Stiles, Rock 15; Sen. Reynolds, Dist 2; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Kelly, Dist 10

COMMITTEE: Education

ANALYSIS

This bill authorizes Plymouth state university to award doctoral degrees.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05Mar2008… 0562h

08-2461

04/10

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT authorizing Plymouth state university to award doctoral degrees.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

215:1 State College and University System; State Colleges. Amend RSA 187-A:11 to read as follows:

187-A:11 [State Colleges] Keene State College and Plymouth State University.

I. Keene state college is established and made a body corporate and politic and a division of the university system of New Hampshire.

II. Plymouth state university is established and made a body corporate and politic and a division of the university system of New Hampshire.

III. [Each state college] Keene state college and Plymouth state university shall be [a] multipurpose [college] institutions of higher education providing instruction in the liberal arts and sciences and in selected applied fields to better serve the needs of its respective area. Each [state college] institution shall continue to provide special instruction in teacher training. Procedures for integrating the various functions of these colleges shall be developed by the board of trustees as the need for integration and coordination arises.

IV. Keene state college and Plymouth state university are hereby [empowered] authorized to offer 2-year programs and to award the degree of associate in arts or associate in science to those who successfully complete such programs. Keene state college and Plymouth state university are also [empowered] authorized to award a baccalaureate degree or a master’s degree. Plymouth state university is authorized to award a doctoral degree.

215:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Approved: June 16, 2008

Effective Date: June 16, 2008

Links

HB1304 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

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Bill Text Revisions

HB1304 Revision: 11502 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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