Government Relations

UM Legislative Update Newsletter

February 3, 2006

Senate Education Committee adopts omnibus higher education bill, reports to the Senate for floor consideration

A bill combining several higher education proposals into an omnibus bill has been put on the fast track for floor consideration by the Senate. The Senate Education Committee approved a Senate Committee Substitute for SB590 on Wednesday, Jan. 31, and the bill has since been reported out of committee and placed on the Senate perfection calendar. The proposal incorporates six bills that had already been heard before the committee in January. These include:

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