Education (Higher)


SB 788(1) (Fisher/ Wells): Removes the limitation on prices for which higher education revenue bonds may be sold.. Effective 6-6-00.

SB 904(1) (Haney/Settle): Creates the Oklahoma GEAR UP Scholarship Trust Fund. Names the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as trustees for the Trust Fund and states fiduciary duties of the State Regents. Modifies authorization to lease buildings to certain nonprofit corporations. Effective 9-1-00.

SB 1305(1) (Hobson/Wells): Authorizes increase of cap on student library, health and activity fees at institutions within The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education. Effective 7-1-00.

SB 1393(1) (Ford/Bryant): States legislative intent that the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education establish a loan repayment program for secondary level mathematics and science teachers. Provides for loan repayments not to exceed the average cost of resident tuition and fees for a three-year period to teachers who serve as mathematics or science teachers in a secondary level public school for a minimum of five years. Effective 7-1-00

HB 2532(1) (Deutschendorf/Williams): Creates the Oklahoma Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Advisory Committee to the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. The Committee is to enhance scientific and engineering research and development at state universities so as to help Oklahoma researchers in federal award competitions. Effective 7-1-00.

HB 2586(1) (Hilliard/Hobson): States legislative intent that students with disabilities in the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education are afforded the opportunity to succeed. Effective 7-1-00.

(1) Passed, signed by Governor (2) Passed, pending Governor's approval/disapproval (3) Vetoed by Governor
(4) Pending in Legislature (5) Failed in Legislature (6) Enrolled with the Sec. of State

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