Minnesota Senate Higher Education Finance and Policy Bill Index Report Report Date: June 22, 2018 5:19:57 PM
2017-2018 Regular Session
Bills in Higher Education Finance and Policy
Bill# Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF109 EkenGreater Minnesota loan forgiveness program establishment01/12/201702/14/2017
03/07/2017
Removed from agenda by author request
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF119 DziedzicSummer academic enrichment program grants appropriation01/12/201702/16/2017
Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 21
SF130 IsaacsonScholarship build income tax credit for higher education scholarships contributions and appropriation01/17/2017   
SF145 DziedzicAffirmative consent standards in campus sexual assault policies authorization; sexual violence grant program and consent curriculum establishment; sexual violence prevention grants appropriation01/17/2017  See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 25
SF156 LatzResident tuition relief grant program establishment and appropriation01/17/2017   
SF178 FischbachStudents attending closed for-profit higher education institutions financial aid eligibility and credit transfer authorization01/19/2017   
SF211 ClausenState educational service award for volunteers establishment and appropriation01/19/201703/16/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF302 ClausenSupplemental and developmental education requirements establishment01/23/2017   
SF328 TomassoniMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) easement grant to the housing and redevelopment authority and the city of Virginia requirement01/26/2017   
SF415 ClausenMinnesota State University Mankato Principals' Leadership Institute establishment and appropriation01/26/2017   
SF495 BakkCook county higher education board educational programming and academic support services funds transfer and appropriations01/30/201702/14/2017
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 ClausenHigher education state grant amounts calculation modification02/02/2017   
SF534 WiklundTrio student support services appropriation02/02/2017   
SF570 NelsonPostsecondary enrollment options (PSEO) act provisions modifications; graduation incentives program modifications02/16/2017   
SF609 DahmsSouthwest Minnesota state university special education teacher education program additional school employee participation authorization02/02/201702/14/2017
03/09/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 3, Sec. 9
SF715 ClausenOffice of higher education, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), and the University of Minnesota (U of M) appropriations02/06/2017  See SF2214
SF735 JensenSpinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory council modification; spinal cord and traumatic brain injury student research scholarship and education program establishment and appropriation02/09/201703/02/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 20; Art. 2, Sec. 16
SF871 ClausenStudent loan debt counseling program grant appropriation02/13/201703/14/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 18
SF924 HousleyWinona State University HealthForce Minnesota grant appropriation to develop educational materials to increase awareness of senior care opportunities03/02/201703/09/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(j)
SF926 ClausenCollege Possible office of higher education appropriation to support programs of college admission and graduation for low-income students02/13/2017   
SF943 FischbachOmnibus higher education appropriations bill02/13/201702/16/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
Ch. 89
SF994 AbelerMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) campus budget reports requirement02/15/2017   
SF995 AbelerMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) administrative reform task force establishment02/15/2017   
SF1040 TomassoniCounty higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment02/16/201703/02/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 22
SF1046 ClausenCareer and technical continuing education licensure program establishment and appropriation02/16/2017   
SF1084 MartyBell Museum of Natural History expanded programming, operations and maintenance appropriation02/16/2017  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 requirement02/22/201703/09/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF1303 Anderson, P.Higher education state grant program parameters adjustment02/22/201703/02/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF1324 DraheimLarge animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program appropriation02/23/201703/07/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 32
SF1347 HoffmanUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) board of regents election process modification02/23/2017   
SF1366 KentMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees continuing education program for teachers to teach secondary school courses for postsecondary credit graduate credits02/23/2017   
SF1428 HawjProgressive Center for Education and Economic Development, Inc. grant appropriation02/27/2017   
SF1444 ClausenStudent loan refinancing program eligibility expansion02/27/2017   
SF1481 FischbachMiscellaneous higher education provisions modifications02/27/201703/07/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 3
SF1519 AbelerMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) tuition reduction appropriation02/27/201703/14/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF1532 MartyEconomic welfare measurement establishment and inclusion in state budget forecast authorization; genuine progress indicator appropriation02/27/2017   
SF1559 DraheimPublic postsecondary educational systems consulting work report requirement02/27/201703/09/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 2
SF1585 Anderson, P.Teacher candidates of color scholarships appropriation03/01/201703/07/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 11
SF1661 AbelerDevelopmental education reform plan proposal by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees requirement03/02/201703/09/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 25
SF1743 FischbachSupplemental aid for two-year Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) colleges outside the metropolitan area appropriation03/06/201703/14/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF1785 ClausenPostsecondary institutions concurrent enrollment instructor training grant program establishment and appropriation03/06/2017  See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 24
SF1880 ClausenMental health care for children, adolescents, and families higher education training program development requirement and appropriation03/07/2017   
SF1935 AbelerAviation degree loan forgiveness program and appropriation03/08/201703/16/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 34, Art. 2, Sec. 12
SF1982 FischbachHigher education private institutions in the case of adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation treatment modification03/09/201703/14/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 15
SF2001 EkenResolution 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 form03/09/2017   
SF2022 DziedzicChild care grant program parameters modification03/13/2017  See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 9-10
SF2042 MillerMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) search advisory committees representation requirements authorization03/13/2017   
SF2045 Anderson, P.Workforce development scholarships establishment and appropriation03/13/201703/16/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 17
SF2104 TomassoniUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) board of regents Natural Resources Research appropriation03/14/2017   
SF2116 IsaacsonNorth Memorial hospital family practice residency program appropriation03/15/2017   
SF2142 OsmekRegent candidate advisory council repeal03/15/201703/08/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF2144 FrentzAgricultural education loan forgiveness program appropriation03/15/2017  See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 33, Art. 2, Sec. 13
SF2196 WiklundTeacher education and compensation helps (TEACH) scholarship and education incentives amount increase and program appropriation03/20/2017   
SF2214 FischbachOmnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill03/20/201703/21/2017
03/22/2017
Laid on the table
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
Veto. 65
SF2243 NelsonMinnesota Life College grants appropriation for individuals with autism spectrum disorder03/23/2017  See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 37
SF2278 Torres RayCollege Possible program to support college admission and graduation for low-income students appropriation03/30/2017  See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 19
SF2284 HawjTeacher candidates of color scholarships establishment; student teacher stipends in shortage areas modification and appropriations03/30/2017  See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 11
SF2431 FrentzHigher 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 determinations05/22/2017   
SF2432 FrentzHigher education account automatically funded by general fund balance upon failure of legislature to fulfill postsecondary funding policy; higher education reserve account creation05/22/2017   
SF2451 ChamberlainFree 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 NelsonCampus free speech policies requirement and cause of action establishment02/20/2018   
SF2471 CwodzinskiTeachers 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 requirement02/22/2018  See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 6
SF2568 AbelerMinnesota state colleges and universities (MnSCU) professional doctorate and master degrees equal treatment requirement02/22/2018   
SF2611 FischbachUniversity of Minnesota regent candidate advisory council replacement by legislative commission on regent selection02/22/201803/08/2018
03/20/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
 
SF2612 ClausenOffice of higher education performance measurement study requirement02/22/2018   
SF2659 ClausenUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) pediatric residents mental health training program appropriation02/26/2018   
SF2722 CwodzinskiLeave of absence reclassification for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) authorization02/26/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
 
SF2786 HaydenRare diseases advisory council establishment03/29/2018   
SF2979 MathewsChild welfare workforce stability study; Minn-LInK study; child welfare training system modification; child welfare caseload study and appropriation03/29/201803/29/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
 
SF3011 NewtonPrograms for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota (U of M) campuses requirement03/05/2018   
SF3058 DraheimStudent loan counseling grant establishment and appropriation03/08/201804/10/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 18
SF3062 FischbachLoan forgiveness programs clarifying and technical changes; ongoing appropriation; higher education labor agreements ratification03/08/201803/13/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 207
SF3072 LoureyMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees debt service payments for state bonds03/08/2018   
SF3084 DraheimMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) standardized financial aid award letter mandate; new student fees moratorium imposition03/08/201803/13/2018
Removed from agenda
 
SF3098 DraheimMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) affordable textbooks plan and report requirement03/08/201803/13/2018
03/22/2018
Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
Amended and recommended to pass
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 42
SF3155 BighamHigher education state grant program eligibility modification03/12/2018   
SF3256 IsaacsonCollegiate recovery grant program in office of higher education establishment and appropriation03/12/2018   
SF3272 EichornMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees campus support appropriation03/14/201803/29/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF3296 ClausenSexual assault victim notice to include information about availability of legal advocacy services03/14/2018   
SF3327 FischbachHigher education policy provisions modifications03/14/201803/22/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 7-16, 22-27, 36
SF3329 FischbachUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) administrative cost control request and report requirement03/14/2018   
SF3393 FischbachUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) resident undergraduate tuition relief and appropriation03/15/201803/29/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF3402 RelphMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) board of trustees central office transfer to a college or university campus requirement03/15/2018   
SF3475 DibbleUniversity of Minnesota student health benefit plan offering upon approval of commerce commissioner requirement03/15/2018   
SF3506 EkenMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) capital projects debt service payment requirement elimination for state issued bonds03/15/2018   
SF3512 UtkeAcquisition of real property in fee approval requirement03/29/201803/29/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF3514 Anderson, P.Higher education grant provisions modifications03/19/201803/29/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF3593 IsaacsonUniversity of Minnesota board of regents faculty member service requirement03/19/2018   
SF3594 IsaacsonUniversity of Minnesota regent removal by board of regents for malfeasance or nonfeasance03/19/2018   
SF3595 IsaacsonUniversity of Minnesota regent candidate advisory council replacement by legislative commission on regent selection03/19/2018  See SF2611
SF3671 FischbachHigher education financing programs provisions; higher education policy provisions modifications; student loan debt counseling; loan forgiveness and research grant programs clarifying and technical changes; appropriations03/21/201803/29/2018
04/17/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF3656, Art. 22
SF3726 ClausenModifying procedures for making recommendations in the University of Minnesota regent election process03/21/2018   
SF3930 Anderson, P.Metropolitan State University cyber security programs appropriation04/12/2018   
SF3933 DziedzicUniversity of Minnesota (U of M) undergraduate students tuition relief establishment and appropriation04/12/2018   
SF3935 FischbachHigher education appropriations and appropriation modifications04/12/2018  See SF3656, Art. 22, Sec. 34-35, 41
SF3936 AbelerRegent candidate advisory council membership requirements modification and unscheduled vacancies recommendation authorization04/12/2018   
SF3989 NelsonP-TECH educational program for pathways from high school to career and college opportunities; appropriations04/16/2018   
SF4027 DraheimMinnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) mental health services availability for students and assistance for students purchasing health insurance requirement and appropriation04/23/2018   
SF4097 AbelerUniversity of Minnesota board of regents funding of fellowships related to abortion training, advocacy, or education prohibition05/17/2018