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Bill Detail: SB20-031

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Title Improve Student Success Innovation Pilot
Status Senate Committee on Education Refer Amended to Appropriations (02/12/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Higher Education
House Sponsors T. Sullivan (D)
C. Kipp (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Zenzinger (D)
T. Story (D)
House Committee
Senate Committee Education
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

Making Higher Education Attainable Interim Study
Committee. The bill creates the improve student success innovation pilot

program (pilot program) in the department of higher education
(department) to implement a program designed to incentivize
collaboration among multiple institutions of higher education to improve
student success and increase the number of students who complete
postsecondary education.
When selecting a program or programs for the pilot program, the
department and commission on higher education (commission) shall
prioritize program proposals that address common barriers to student
success and the completion of postsecondary education, as well as other
The department and commission shall submit an annual report to
the joint budget committee of the general assembly and the education
committees of the house of representatives and the senate regarding the
efficacy of the program.
The general assembly shall appropriate $20 million each year for
the 2020-21, 2021-22, and 2022-23 fiscal years, from the general fund to
the department to distribute to the state institutions of higher education
selected to implement their projects.
The pilot program repeals on July 1, 2024.

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