Higher educational institutions, public; fixed four-year tuition rate. (SB1088)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; fixed four-year tuition rate. Requires the governing boards of baccalaureate public institutions of higher education to annually establish an in-state tuition rate class cap that identifies the annual amount that the cost of in-state tuition will not exceed for each of the following four years. The bill prohibits the cost of in-state tuition from exceeding the class rate cap for an in-state student in the relevant class. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/06/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100188D
01/06/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2017Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/24/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1088)
01/25/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)