HB1243 (2020) Detail

Relative to the degree-granting authority of an educational institution in New Hampshire.


HB 1243 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2020 SESSION

20-2512

04/06

 

HOUSE BILL 1243

 

AN ACT relative to the degree-granting authority of an educational institution in New Hampshire.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Ladd, Graf. 4; Rep. Cordelli, Carr. 4; Rep. Boehm, Hills. 20; Rep. Shaw, Hills. 16; Rep. Allard, Merr. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Education

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires a recommendation by the higher education commission as a prerequisite to the granting of a degree by an educational institution.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

20-2512

04/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty

 

AN ACT relative to the degree-granting authority of an educational institution in New Hampshire.

 

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

 

1  Higher Education Corporations; Granting of Degrees.  Amend RSA 292:8-h, II to read as follows:

II.  No educational institution shall grant degrees unless recommended by the higher education commission and authorized by name to do so by an act of the legislature.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1243 at GenCourtMobile
HB1243 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2020 House Hearing
Feb. 25, 2020 House Exec Session

Bill Text Revisions

HB1243 Revision: 6879 Date: Dec. 2, 2019, 12:36 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 8, 2020 Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Education HJ 1 P. 15
Jan. 30, 2020 Public Hearing: 01/30/2020 10:45 am LOB 207
Feb. 25, 2020 Executive Session: 02/25/2020 10:00 am LOB 207