Key Votes

HB 872 - Graduate School Tuition Increase - Key Vote

Louisiana Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Graduate School Tuition Increase

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (91-5) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (29-5) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-7) -
Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (51-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Graduate School Tuition Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows different boards of supervisors at public institutions of higher education to impose tuition increases for a variety of graduate school programs.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College to increase tuition by up to $30 per credit hour per semester for any institution under their management and supervision (Sec.1). -Authorizes the increase of $1,000 per semester for Masters of Business Administration students (Sec.1). -Authorizes the increase of $750 per semester for students seeking a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Sec.1). -Allows the board to establish criteria for waiving the proposed increases for students with financial hardship (Sec.1).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Graduate School Tuition Increase

Sponsors

  • Hollis Downs (LA - R) (Out Of Office)