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HB 1949 - 2015-16
Regulating the institutions of higher education, including for-profit institutions and private vocational schools, to protect students from unfair business practices.
Sponsors: Pollet, Hunt, S., Gregerson, Ortiz-Self, Moscoso, Ormsby, McBride
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Feb 3
First reading, referred to Higher Education (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)

2015 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2015 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 29
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2015 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 28
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 11
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 26
Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HE - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 2
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 3
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 8
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Higher Education. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 9
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 11
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 15
1st substitute bill substituted (HE 16). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 52; nays, 45; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 17
First reading, referred to Higher Education.
Feb 23
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 25
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
HIE - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Mar 10
By resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.

2016 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Mar 10
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
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