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HB 1313: Expand Higher Ed Civic Engagement

Student and Youth Rights
Bill Number: HB 1313
Year: 2009
ACLU Position: Active Support
Sponsors: Rep. Merrifield; Rep. Bacon

Allows the governing board of an institution of higher education (governing board) to establish an optional student fee to fund student-directed programs to enrich student life and learning opportunities. Directs the governing board to adopt policies to permit student body members to place a proposed fee on the ballot at a regular student election. Requires approval of the fee by a majority of the votes Labuda, Levy, McFadyen, McGihon, Middleton, Miklosi, Peniston, Scanlan, Schafer S., Solano, Soper, Todd, Vigil, Green, Pace, Pommer Shaffer B. cast at a regularly scheduled student-body election.
Read the bill here.

Current Status:

05/11/2009 Signed by Governor

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