Mark up and action on the Higher Education Policy and Finance omnibus bill
(Nornes) - Office of Higher Education, Minnesota State colleges and Universities, and the University of Minnesota policy and finance provided including programs for student loans, college readiness and remediation, students with disabilities, fetal tissue research, psychiatric drug trials, and collegiate recovery; appropriations modified; and reports required.
(Daniels) - Senior care career opportunity educational material development funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Isaacson) - Dual training program support grans authorized, information system to connect employers and students funding provided, and money appropriated.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities two-year college program administration provided, and money appropriated.
(Norton) - Greater Minnesota internship program modified, grant program established, tax credit repealed, and money appropriated.
(Heintzeman) - Open textbook usage encouraged, and money appropriated.
(Hortman) - State grant amount and availability increased.
(Thissen) - Student support services program support funding provided, and money appropriated.
University of Minnesota appropriations in fiscal year 2017 modified, University of Minnesota fiscal year 2018 funding provided, and legislative findings related to the disposal of fetal tissue use in academic research made.
(Pugh) - Mental health and developmental disabilities ombudsman required to monitor drug trials.
(Dean) - University of Minnesota Board of Regents institutional review board activity enhancement funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Nornes) - State grant amounts recalculated.
(Nornes) - Continuing education program establishment authorized, report required, and money appropriated.
(Nornes) - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities online early childhood teacher preparation program development funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Nornes) - Child care grant eligibility modified.
(Nornes) - Postsecondary education planning information provisions modified.
(Urdahl) - College Possible program funding increased, and money appropriated.
(Applebaum) - Student loan income tax credit allowed.
(Hortman) - Student loan refinancing program funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Lien) - Loan forgiveness program for individuals working in greater Minnesota established, report required, and money appropriated.
(Norton) - University of Minnesota, Rochester campus collegiate recovery program establishment funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
(Norton) - Student loan refinancing expanded, and refinancing in emergency circumstances permitted.
(Murphy) - Loan forgiveness program awareness promoted.
(Fenton) - Alternative teacher preparation grant program established, and money appropriated.