+ − Legislators (9) OR - Representative Jeff Reardon (D) Title: Chair OR - Representative Teresa Alonso Leon (D) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Gene Whisnant (R) Title: Vice-chair OR - Representative Janelle Bynum (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Brian Clem (D) Title: Member OR - Representative Dallas Heard (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Mark Johnson (R) Title: Member OR - Representative E. Werner Reschke (R) Title: Member OR - Representative Janeen A. Sollman (D) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (61) OR - HB2312 Updates certain terms and references used throughout state law to conform with changes to federal law associated with enactment of federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. OR - HB2399 Establishes Condon Collection at University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History as official depository for any material of paleontological nature that may come into possession of State of Oregon. OR - HB2565 Changes how priority enrollment system is applied to continuing qualified students and new qualified students. OR - HB2729 Establishes official name of open resources program as "Oregon's Open Educational Resources (OER) Program." Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to regularly convene faculty, staff and librarians from public universities and community colleges for purpose of coordinating program in specified manner . OR - HB2220 Removes certain requirements veterans must meet prior to receiving high school diploma. OR - HB2787 Creates tax credit for employers that pay wages to youth workers, defined as workers between 16 and 25 years of age. OR - HB2782 Authorizes issuance of bonds under Articles XI-G and XI-Q of Oregon Constitution to finance expansion of Oregon State University-Cascades campus. OR - HB2314 Permits Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish by rule minimum hourly training requirement or student proficiency-based training requirement standards required for graduating from hair design, barbering, esthetics or nail technology schools. OR - HB2313 Revises types of programs considered accelerated college credit programs for purpose of requirement that school districts provide accelerated college credit programs. OR - HB2965 Establishes Task Force on Workforce Development for People with Disabilities. OR - HB3335 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop plan for enabling community colleges to offer associate's degree completed in coordination with credits earned in apprenticeship or training program. OR - HB2862 Allocates $350,000 to Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Program. OR - HB3337 Creates limited landscape construction professional license. OR - HB2246 Expands entities that are eligible to receive apportionments under Ballot Measure 98 (2016) to include Oregon School for the Deaf, Youth Corrections Education Program and Juvenile Detention Education Program. OR - HB2147 Requires each post-secondary institution of education to provide Higher Education Coordinating Commission with number of Oregon high school graduates from each school district enrolled at institution and graduation rate at institution for Oregon high school graduates from each school district. OR - SB207 Requires public institutions of higher education to provide credit to each student who receives grade on advanced placement examinations indicating student is fully qualified to receive credit. OR - HB2998 Requires community colleges and public universities to establish foundational curriculum or foundational curricula for first year of coursework at public post-secondary institutions of education and establishes requirements for foundational curricula. OR - HB2666 Gives community college recognized student government authority to establish process and allocate mandatory student-initiated fees, subject to refusal under certain circumstances by board of education of community college district or president of community college. OR - HB2311 Makes 40-40-20 higher education goals relate to Oregonians completing education, rather than to all adult Oregonians. OR - HB2582 Establishes University Research Fighting Fund to provide state moneys to public universities or Oregon Health and Science University when universities seek federal research grants. OR - SB41 Authorizes Employment Department to disclose information in department records to public universities and Oregon Health and Science University to extent necessary to carry out planning, performance measurement, program analysis, socioeconomic analysis or policy analysis functions. OR - HB2864 Requires each community college and public university to establish process for recommending, and providing oversight for implementation of, cultural competency standards for institution and institution's employees. OR - HB2701 Replaces ability of Higher Education Coordinating Commission to place career school on probation with ability of commission to issue career school notice for corrective action. OR - HB2929 Establishes subtraction from personal income taxes for amounts that taxpayers pay in student loan interest. OR - HB3288 Requires each public university to submit to Higher Education Coordinating Commission report identifying causes of increases in administrative positions and other cost drivers at university. OR - HB3423 Exempts person serving in Oregon National Guard from requirement to enroll in community college courses within six months of attaining previous highest level of education in order to qualify for Oregon Promise grant, provided that person enrolls in community college courses within six months of completing initial active duty training. OR - HB3437 Establishes legislative findings and intent regarding State Workforce and Talent Development Board. OR - HB2457 Alters process for resolving student complaints against certain schools. OR - HB3289 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to submit annual report to interim committees of Legislative Assembly that describes progress made in providing competency-based education in public post-secondary institutions of education. OR - SB203 Defines two unique service areas for Columbia Gorge Community College District and Southwestern Oregon Community College District. OR - HB2474 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish, by rule, process to ensure that each applicable student at institution of higher education is provided annually with, during student orientation, counseling services that set forth estimate of amount of education loans received, estimate of total amount of education loans student will owe at graduation and estimate of amount student will have to pay each month to service loans. OR - HB2185 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Higher Education Coordinating Commission for Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development for Oregon Youth Employment Program, local workforce investment boards and Oregon Youth Conservation Corps. OR - HB2488 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to adopt rules prioritizing award of Oregon Promise program grants to persons serving in Oregon National Guard who have completed initial active duty training. OR - HB3000 Establishes Task Force on Workforce Development. OR - HB3003 Requires each community college that receives state moneys for purpose of providing specific workforce development training to complete and return to Higher Education Coordinating Commission form detailing how moneys were used by community college and degree to which moneys achieved purpose for which moneys were expended. OR - HB2540 Permits community colleges to offer applied baccalaureate degrees in nursing to individuals with specified qualifications. OR - HB2369 Directs public universities to prepare and publish annual report detailing complete cost of obtaining bachelor's degree by major and percentage of graduates by major who are employed one year after graduating. OR - HB3220 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study and develop recommendations on how to ensure students have greatest practicable opportunity to transfer credits earned at community colleges to baccalaureate degrees awarded at public universities. OR - HB3004 Allows person to continue to qualify for Oregon Promise if, after being awarded grant, person enters into service with career and technical student organization approved by Department of Education before attending community college. OR - HB3113 Establishes Ranger Program within Oregon Youth Conservation Corps. OR - HB3134 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to conduct study and develop recommendations for establishing partnerships between public post-secondary institutions of education and public or private entities in this state. OR - HB3240 Directs Housing and Community Services Department to establish Homeownership Grants for Grads Program to provide grants to individuals who are first-time home buyers and who have obtained post-secondary degrees. OR - HB2697 Defines two unique service areas for Columbia Gorge Community College District and Southwestern Oregon Community College District. OR - HB2559 Prohibits Higher Education Coordinating Commission from placing school or school program on probation, or suspending or revoking approval, unless sanction is authorized by hearing officer. OR - HB2439 Allows certain students who have not received high school diploma to attend community college and to use moneys that would have paid for public school to be paid for books, tuition and fees. OR - HB2414 Creates subtraction from taxable income for payment of interest on principal of loans used to attend institution of higher education in Oregon to obtain degree. OR - HB2668 Requires governing board of public university to obtain approval from Legislative Assembly or Higher Education Coordinating Commission in order to increase tuition and mandatory enrollment fees by more than four percent annually. OR - HB3002 Requires Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Higher Education Coordinating Commission and Youth Development Council to work together to study how current workforce development system functions and recommend changes for organizational efficiency. OR - HB2999 Establishes Task Force on Workforce Training Improvement. OR - HB2531 Appropriates moneys from General Fund to State Workforce Investment Board for distribution to Worksystems, Inc. OR - HB2479 Requires Oregon Health and Science University to create program to enable students to receive bachelor's degree in nursing while taking all required classes at Treasure Valley Community College. OR - HB3290 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to recognize and endorse online, competency-based education as important component of Oregon's system of higher education and to select regionally accredited nonprofit online baccalaureate degree granting institution of higher education to work with and to integrate programs and services of institution into Oregon's higher education policy and strategy. OR - HB2789 Requires Department of Education and Higher Education Coordinating Commission to establish career and technical education pathways to permit students to easily progress from secondary school to public post-secondary institutions of education. OR - HB3452 Authorizes public universities and Oregon Health and Science University to participate in benefit plan other than plan offered by Public Employees' Benefit Board. OR - SB54 Removes requirement that Higher Education Coordinating Commission's annual evaluation of public universities include annual evaluation of each university. OR - HB2788 Directs Higher Education Coordinating Commission to develop website to match students with industry professionals for purposes of improving access to internships, job shadowing opportunities and work experience. OR - SB253 Requires institutions of higher education to provide to each applicable student information detailing amount of education loans received, amount of tuition and fees student has paid to institution, estimate of total payoff amount of education loans student has received , estimate of amount student will have to pay each month to service loans and percentage of borrowing limit student has reached for each type of federal loan. OR - HB3001 Requires Director of Oregon Department of Administrative Services to study how current workforce development system could be changed to ensure more businesses start and stay within Oregon. OR - SB206 Permits board of education of community college to authorize faculty at community college to receive compensation from private or public resources. OR - SB274 Requires each post-secondary educational institution that provides housing for students to provide to each student enrolling or registering at institution for first time information on vaccine-preventable diseases known to occur in individuals between 16 and 21 years of age. OR - SB395 Requires Higher Education Coordinating Commission to, on annual basis, work with Department of Human Services, each public university and each community college to determine number and graduation rates of former foster children and current foster children at each college or university.