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Minnesota State Senate

Higher Education Finance and Policy

2017-2018 Regular Session

Report Date: December 17, 2018 12:28:05 AM

Bill # Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF109 Eken Greater Minnesota loan forgiveness program establishment 01/12/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF119 Dziedzic Summer academic enrichment program grants appropriation 01/12/2017 02/16/2017 Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 21
SF130 Isaacson Scholarship build income tax credit for higher education scholarships contributions and appropriation 01/17/2017
SF145 Dziedzic Affirmative consent standards in campus sexual assault policies authorization; sexual violence grant program and consent curriculum establishment; sexual violence prevention grants appropriation 01/17/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 25
SF156 Latz Resident tuition relief grant program establishment and appropriation 01/17/2017
SF178 Fischbach Students attending closed for-profit higher education institutions financial aid eligibility and credit transfer authorization 01/19/2017
SF211 Clausen State educational service award for volunteers establishment and appropriation 01/19/2017 03/16/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF302 Clausen Supplemental and developmental education requirements establishment 01/23/2017
SF328 Tomassoni Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) easement grant to the housing and redevelopment authority and the city of Virginia requirement 01/26/2017
SF415 Clausen Minnesota State University Mankato Principals' Leadership Institute establishment and appropriation 01/26/2017
SF495 Bakk Cook county higher education board educational programming and academic support services funds transfer and appropriations 01/30/2017 02/14/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(x)
SF505 Clausen Higher education state grant amounts calculation modification 02/02/2017
SF534 Wiklund Trio student support services appropriation 02/02/2017
SF570 Nelson Postsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) act provisions modifications; graduation incentives program modifications 02/16/2017
SF609 Dahms Southwest Minnesota state university special education teacher education program additional school employee participation authorization 02/02/2017 03/09/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 3, Sec. 9
SF715 Clausen Office of higher education, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), and the University of Minnesota (U of M) appropriations 02/06/2017 See SF2214
SF735 Jensen Spinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory council modification; spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program establishment and appropriation 02/09/2017 03/02/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 20; Art. 2, Sec. 16
SF871 Clausen Student loan debt counseling program grant appropriation 02/13/2017 03/14/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 18
SF924 Housley Winona State University HealthForce Minnesota grant appropriation to develop educational materials to increase awareness of senior care opportunities 03/02/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(j)
SF926 Clausen College Possible office of higher education appropriation to support programs of college admission and graduation for low-income students 02/13/2017
SF943 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations bill 02/13/2017 02/16/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF994 Abeler Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) campus budget reports requirement 02/15/2017
SF995 Abeler Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) administrative reform task force establishment 02/15/2017
SF1040 Tomassoni County higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment 02/16/2017 03/02/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 22
SF1046 Clausen Career and technical continuing education licensure program establishment and appropriation 02/16/2017
SF1084 Marty Bell Museum of Natural History expanded programming, operations and maintenance appropriation 02/16/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 4, Sub. 4(d)
SF1242 Anderson, P. Public postsecondary education concurrent enrollment provisions modifications; MnSCU (Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) board of trustees supplemental instruction program establishment requirement 02/22/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF1303 Anderson, P. Higher education state grant program parameters adjustment 02/22/2017 03/02/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF1324 Draheim Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program appropriation 02/23/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 32
SF1347 Hoffman University of Minnesota (U of M) board of regents election process modification 02/23/2017
SF1366 Kent Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees continuing education program for teachers to teach secondary school courses for postsecondary credit graduate credits 02/23/2017
SF1428 Hawj Progressive Center for Education and Economic Development, Inc. grant appropriation 02/27/2017
SF1444 Clausen Student loan refinancing program eligibility expansion 02/27/2017
SF1481 Fischbach Miscellaneous higher education provisions modifications 02/27/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 3
SF1519 Abeler Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) tuition reduction appropriation 02/27/2017 03/14/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF1532 Marty Economic welfare measurement establishment and inclusion in state budget forecast authorization; genuine progress indicator appropriation 02/27/2017
SF1559 Draheim Public postsecondary educational systems consulting work report requirement 02/27/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 2
SF1585 Anderson, P. Teacher candidates of color scholarships appropriation 03/01/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 11
SF1661 Abeler Developmental education reform plan proposal by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees requirement 03/02/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 25
SF1743 Fischbach Supplemental aid for two-year Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) colleges outside the metropolitan area appropriation 03/06/2017 03/14/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF1785 Clausen Postsecondary institutions concurrent enrollment instructor training grant program establishment and appropriation 03/06/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 24
SF1880 Clausen Mental health care for children, adolescents, and families higher education training program development requirement and appropriation 03/07/2017
SF1935 Abeler Aviation degree loan forgiveness program and appropriation 03/08/2017 03/16/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 34, Art. 2, Sec. 12
SF1982 Fischbach Higher education private institutions in the case of adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation treatment modification 03/09/2017 03/14/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 15
SF2001 Eken Resolution expressing the support for the continuation of, and urging the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the Perkins loan program in its entirety and original form 03/09/2017
SF2022 Dziedzic Child care grant program parameters modification 03/13/2017 See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 9-10
SF2042 Miller Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) search advisory committees representation requirements authorization 03/13/2017
SF2045 Anderson, P. Workforce development scholarships establishment and appropriation 03/13/2017 03/16/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 17
SF2104 Tomassoni University of Minnesota (U of M) board of regents Natural Resources Research appropriation 03/14/2017
SF2116 Isaacson North Memorial hospital family practice residency program appropriation 03/15/2017
SF2142 Osmek Regent candidate advisory council repeal 03/15/2017 03/08/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF2144 Frentz Agricultural education loan forgiveness program appropriation 03/15/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 33, Art. 2, Sec. 13
SF2196 Wiklund Teacher education and compensation helps (TEACH) scholarship and education incentives amount increase and program appropriation 03/20/2017
SF2214 Fischbach Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill 03/20/2017 03/22/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF2243 Nelson Minnesota Life College grants appropriation for individuals with autism spectrum disorder 03/23/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 37
SF2278 Torres Ray College Possible program to support college admission and graduation for low-income students appropriation 03/30/2017 See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 19
SF2284 Hawj Teacher candidates of color scholarships establishment; student teacher stipends in shortage areas modification and appropriations 03/30/2017 See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 11
SF2431 Frentz Higher education account automatically funded by general fund balance upon failure of legislature to fulfill postsecondary funding policy; instructional service costs, student enrollment and average cost of instruction calculations determinations 05/22/2017
SF2432 Frentz Higher education account automatically funded by general fund balance upon failure of legislature to fulfill postsecondary funding policy; higher education reserve account creation 05/22/2017
SF2451 Chamberlain Free expression policy establishment requirement for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and request for the University of Minnesota (U of M) 02/20/2018
SF2469 Nelson Campus free speech policies requirement and cause of action establishment 02/20/2018
SF2471 Cwodzinski Teachers nonconsecutive years extended leave of absence permission for Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) 02/20/2018
SF2534 Anderson, P. University of Minnesota (U of M) sexual harassment reporting requirement imposition and legislative auditor review requirement 02/22/2018 See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 6
SF2568 Abeler Minnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) professional doctorate and master degrees equal treatment requirement 02/22/2018
SF2611 Fischbach University of Minnesota regent candidate advisory council replacement by legislative commission on regent selection 02/22/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
SF2612 Clausen Office of higher education performance measurement study requirement 02/22/2018
SF2659 Clausen University of Minnesota (U of M) pediatric residents mental health training program appropriation 02/26/2018
SF2722 Cwodzinski Leave of absence reclassification for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) authorization 02/26/2018 03/13/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
SF2786 Hayden Rare diseases advisory council establishment 03/29/2018 See SF799, Sec. 1, Sub. 2(a)
SF2979 Mathews Child welfare workforce stability study; Minn-LInK study; child welfare training system modification; child welfare caseload study and appropriation 03/29/2018 03/29/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF3011 Newton Programs for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota (U of M) campuses requirement 03/05/2018
SF3058 Draheim Student loan counseling grant establishment and appropriation 03/08/2018 04/10/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 18
SF3062 Fischbach Loan forgiveness programs clarifying and technical changes; ongoing appropriation; higher education labor agreements ratification 03/08/2018 03/13/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3072 Lourey Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees debt service payments for state bonds 03/08/2018
SF3084 Draheim Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) standardized financial aid award letter mandate; new student fees moratorium imposition 03/08/2018 03/13/2018 Removed from agenda
SF3098 Draheim Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) affordable textbooks plan and report requirement 03/08/2018 03/22/2018 Amended and recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 42
SF3155 Bigham Higher education state grant program eligibility modification 03/12/2018
SF3256 Isaacson Collegiate recovery grant program in office of higher education establishment and appropriation 03/12/2018
SF3272 Eichorn Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees campus support appropriation 03/14/2018 03/29/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF3296 Clausen Sexual assault victim notice to include information about availability of legal advocacy services 03/14/2018
SF3327 Fischbach Higher education policy provisions modifications 03/14/2018 03/22/2018 Amended and recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 7-16, 22-27, 36
SF3329 Fischbach University of Minnesota (U of M) administrative cost control request and report requirement 03/14/2018
SF3393 Fischbach University of Minnesota (U of M) resident undergraduate tuition relief and appropriation 03/15/2018 03/29/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF3402 Relph Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees central office transfer to a college or university campus requirement 03/15/2018
SF3475 Dibble University of Minnesota student health benefit plan offering upon approval of commerce commissioner requirement 03/15/2018
SF3506 Eken Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) capital projects debt service payment requirement elimination for state issued bonds 03/15/2018
SF3512 Utke Acquisition of real property in fee approval requirement 03/29/2018 03/29/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3514 Anderson, P. Higher education grant provisions modifications 03/19/2018 03/29/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF3593 Isaacson University of Minnesota board of regents faculty member service requirement 03/19/2018
SF3594 Isaacson University of Minnesota regent removal by board of regents for malfeasance or nonfeasance 03/19/2018
SF3595 Isaacson University of Minnesota regent candidate advisory council replacement by legislative commission on regent selection 03/19/2018 See SF2611
SF3671 Fischbach Higher education financing programs provisions; higher education policy provisions modifications; student loan debt counseling; loan forgiveness and research grant programs clarifying and technical changes; appropriations 03/21/2018 04/17/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF3656, Art. 22
SF3726 Clausen Modifying procedures for making recommendations in the University of Minnesota regent election process 03/21/2018
SF3930 Anderson, P. Metropolitan State University cyber security programs appropriation 04/12/2018
SF3933 Dziedzic University of Minnesota (U of M) undergraduate students tuition relief establishment and appropriation 04/12/2018
SF3935 Fischbach Higher education appropriations and appropriation modifications 04/12/2018 See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 22, Sub. 12
SF3936 Abeler Regent candidate advisory council membership requirements modification and unscheduled vacancies recommendation authorization 04/12/2018
SF3989 Nelson P-TECH educational program for pathways from high school to career and college opportunities; appropriations 04/16/2018
SF4027 Draheim Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) mental health services availability for students and assistance for students purchasing health insurance requirement and appropriation 04/23/2018
SF4097 Abeler University of Minnesota board of regents funding of fellowships related to abortion training, advocacy, or education prohibition 05/17/2018