|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Extension of UT Austin Exemption from Top 10% Rule|
Extends the University of Texas at Austin's exception to the "Top 10%" rule from the 2015-2016 academic year to the 2017-2018 academic year. http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/tlodocs/83R/billtext/pdf/HB01843F.pdf#navpanes=0...
|CA||Vetoed 10/2011||Postsec.||Consideration of Race, Gender, Ethnicity and National Origin in Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions|
From bill summary: Authorizes the University of California and the California State University to consider race, gender, ethnicity and national origin, along with other relevant factors, in undergraduate and graduate admissions, to the maximum extent permitted...
|NH||Became law without governor's signature 06/2011||Postsec.||Preferential and Disciminatory HR Practices|
Prohibits preferences in recruiting, hiring, promotion, or admission by state agencies, the university system, the community college system, and the postsecondary education commission. Prohibits preferential treatment or discrimination based on race, sex, nati...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Higher Education Annual Report|
Clarifies what information specific to higher education-related reports should contain, including information on affirmitive action programs. Additionally, reports must state: (A) The amount of institutional revenue spent on remediation; (B) The total general ...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2010||Postsec.||Consideration of Certain Factors in Student Admissions|
From bill analysis: Authorizes the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) to consider geographic origin and household income, along with other relevant factors, in undergraduate and graduate admissions. Also authorizes the Univ...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12|
|Amends Criteria for Receiving Scholarship|
Changes diversity criteria (deletes terms racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds but leaves term "diverse") under the Student Diversity Scholarship Program Act.
|NE||Approved by voters 09/2008||P-12|
|Ballot Initiative: Prohibits Discrimination|
V. 3; (Initiative Measure No. 424)
(INITIATIVE MEASURE NO. 424) Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution; prohibits the State from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in pub...
|CO||Approved by voters 07/2008||P-12|
|Affirmative Action in Education|
Proposes and amendment to the Constitution to prohibit the state from discriminating against or granting preferential treatment to any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, pu...
|MI||Approved by voters 07/2006||P-12|
|Bans Affirmative Action By State|
V. 3 (Prop. 2)
Amends the state Constitution through a ballot proposal to prohibit the University of Michigan and other state universities, the state, and all other state entities from discriminating against or granting preferential treatment based on race, sex, color, ethni...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2005||Postsec.||Minority Enrollment|
From bill analysis: Enables the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to better monitor universities' minority outreach efforts by requiring universities and colleges to provide information on their efforts/strategies to increase minority enrollment. http...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2004||Postsec.||Public Postsecondary Education: Admissions Policy|
Authorizes the University of California and the California State University to consider culture, race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, geographic origin, and household income, in undergraduate and graduate admissions, so long as no preference is given, if ...
|CA||Did not pass 10/2002||Postsec.||Classification By Race, Ethnicity, Color or National Origin|
October 2003 Special Election. Initiative Constitutional Amendment: Classification by race, ethnicity, color or national origin. Prohibits state and local governments from classifying any person by race, ethnicity, color, or national origin. Various exemptions...