2009 Regular Session


File Code: Higher Education
Sponsored By:
Senators Rosapepe, Astle, Colburn, Dyson, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Gladden, Harrington, Jones, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Middleton, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, and Stone
Tuition Cap and College Opportunity Act of 2009


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 2020; providing for a phase-in of increased General Fund support for the University System of Maryland and Morgan State University; establishing a Tuition Stabilization Trust Account; limiting in-State tuition increases; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 3/18 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 John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Lisa A. Gladden, District 41
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Verna L. Jones, District 44
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
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 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

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Electronic Government
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Higher Education Commission
Income Tax
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
State Aid
State Universities and Colleges

Bill affects the following Statutes:

( 10-203 , 11-105 , 11-108 , 11-305 , 12-117 , 15-106.6 , 15-106.7 , 18-304 )
Tax - General
( 2-613.1 )


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