2008 Regular Session


File Code: Higher Education Prior Year Introduction As: SB 809/07 Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1501
Sponsored By:
Senators Rosapepe, Brochin, Colburn, Currie, DeGrange, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Jones, King, Klausmeier, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Stone, and Zirkin
Tuition Cap and College Opportunity Act of 2008


Requiring the State to provide General Fund support for the University System of Maryland and Morgan State University to achieve 100% of the Maryland Higher Education Commission funding guidelines by 2014; providing for a phase-in of increased General Fund support for the University System of Maryland and Morgan State University; 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 Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Ulysses Currie, District 25
Senator James E. DeGrange, Sr., District 32
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Higher Education Commission
State Aid
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 10-101 , 10-203 , 11-108 , 12-117 , 15-106.7 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered