Government Relations

Current Higher Education Related Bills

 

Bill Number: HB34
Sponsor: Wolpert
Description: This bill establishes the Third Frontier Pilot Forgivable Loan Program for graduate students.
Current Status:  In House Finance & Appropriations

Bill Number: HB64
Sponsor: Ujvagi
Description: This bill creates a tax credit for nurses who teach nursing at post-secondary educational institutions.
Current Status: In House Finance & Appropriations

Bill Number: HB85
Sponsor: Webster
Description: This bill expands the authority of the Ohio Board of Regents.
Current Status: In House Education

Bill Number:  HB94
Sponsor: Koziura
Description: This bill requires state universities to guarantee that a full-time undergraduate student with a declared major field of study can complete the coursework for that program of study in a specified time period.
Current Status: In House Education

Bill Number: HB116
Sponsor: Blessing
Description: Creates health savings accounts for public employees
Current Status: In House State Government & Elections

Bill Number: HB126
Sponsor: Dyer
Description: This bill calls for maintaining a database including low bidders not awarded contracts-not responsible.
Current Status: In House State Government & Elections

 

Bill Number: HB133
Sponsor: Hughes
Description: This bill grants tax credits to businesses that provide internships to students attending Ohio's colleges and universities and that hire former interns.
Current Status: In House Finance & Appropriations

Bill Number: HB142
Sponsor: Batchelder
Description: HB142  authorizes the state highway patrol to provide emergency assistance to a school district confronted with a bomb threat or a similar threat of imminent and catastrophic harm, and to increase the penalty for inducing panic to a felony of the second degree when a school is involved.
Current Status: Sent to Governor for signature

Bill Number: HB185
Sponsor: Beatty
Description: HB185 establishes a tuition reimbursement program, tax credits, and mandatory overtime for nurses and nurse’s aides.
Current Status: In House Ways & Means

Bill Number: HB192
Sponsor: Brady
Description: HB192 requires each state institution of higher education to develop a plan for responding to threats or acts of violence on campus.
Current Status: In House Education

 

Bill Number: HB225
Sponsor: Adams
Description: HB225 seeks to permit concealed carry licensees to carry concealed handguns in public or private higher education institutions.
Current Status: In House Criminal Justice

Bill Number: HB271
Sponsor: Patton
Description: HB271 seeks to permit a school district to establish a policy guaranteeing state institutions of higher education that its graduates will not require remedial coursework in specified subject areas or the district will cover the costs of remediation.
Current Status:  In House Education

Bill Number: HB283
Sponsor: Webster
Description: HB283 permits pharmacy schools to accept for instructional purposes donations of certain dangerous drugs, including expired drugs.
Current Status: In Senate Health, Human Services, and Aging

Bill Number: HB326
Sponsor: Gerberry
Description: HB326 require state institutions of higher education to include coursework in government as a condition of awarding an undergraduate degree.
Current Status: In House Education 

Blll Number: HB347
Sponsor: Setzer
Description: HB347 replaces the Praxis III assessment as a condition for a professional educator license.
Current Status: In House Education

Bill Number: HB381
Sponsor: Webster
Description: HB381 increases the funds available for the Ohio Research Scholars Program and to permit a nonpublic four-year Ohio university to submit a proposal for the Ohio Research Scholars Program if the proposal is to be implemented in collaboration with a state college or university.
Current Status: In House Finance & Appropriations

Bill Number: HB424
Sponsor: Setzer
Description: HB424 makes changes in the Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program, and to make changes in the requirement that schools offer dual enrollment programs.
Current Status: In House Education

 

 

Last Updated: 6/26/15