2008 Regular Session


File Code: Higher Education
Sponsored By:
Senators Conway, Currie, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Gladden, Jones, Kelley, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, and Harrington
Maryland Higher Education Commission - Unreasonable Duplication of Programs - Standards


Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to adopt regulations that establish definitions and standards for determining unreasonable duplication of programs; requiring regulations to include a consideration of factors including the degree to be awarded, the area of specialization, and whether cooperative programs are feasible; requiring a review conducted by the Commission to include written input from the affected public institutions of postsecondary education; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Appropriations
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.

Sponsored by:

Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Community Colleges
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Higher Education Commission
Rules and Regulations
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 11-206 , 11-206.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 214135/01     Offered on: March 24, 2008   at: 4:05 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
March 23, 2008: Third Reading Passed (46-0)