|IL||Signed into law 08/2013||P-12|
|Privacy of Student Social Networking Account Information|
Creates the Privacy in the School Setting Act. Defines "school" as an institution of higher learning as defined in the Higher Education Student Assistance Act, a public elementary or secondary school or district, or a nonpublic school recognized by the state b...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||Postsec.||Criminal History Information and On-Campus Housing Applications|
Authorizes an institution of higher education to obtain criminal history record information for a student or prospective student applying to reside in on-campus housing. Permits such criminal history record information to be used only to evaluate current or pr...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2013||Postsec.||Maryland First Scholarship for First Generation Students|
Creates the Maryland First Scholarship program for first–generation students (students whose parents have not earned a degree from an institution of higher education). Specifies eligibility requirements, annual maximum amount and length of time students are el...
|NM||Passed 04/2013||Postsec.||No College Requests for Student Social Media|
Bans public or private institution of post-secondary education to request or require a student, applicant or potential applicant for admission to provide a password to gain access to the student's, applicant's or potential applicant's account or profile on a s...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||Worker's Comp Higher Ed Inclusion|
Amends existing law relating to worker's compensation to include any person enrolled in the public school districts or public institutions of higher education and provides that a work experience student who does not receive wages while participating in the sch...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2013||Postsec.||Internet Postsecondary Institution Privacy Act|
Prohibits a postsecondary institution from (1) requesting a student or prospective student to disclose a username and password to a personal Internet account or (2) expelling or otherwise disciplining a student or prospective student for failure to disclose su...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2012||Postsec.||Students in Definition of Higher Education Employees|
From bill summary: Amends Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, which governs employer-employee relations between the State of California and the employees of campuses of the University of California, the California State University and the Hasting...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2012||Postsec.||Social Media Privacy|
From bill summary: Defines "social media." Prohibits public and private postsecondary educational institutions, and their employees and representatives, from requiring or requesting a student, prospective student, or student group to disclose, access, or divul...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2012||Postsec.||Postsecondary Students and Religious Observance|
Requires that any student who, because of his/her religious beliefs, is unable to attend classes or to participate in any examination, study, or work requirement on a particular day, be excused from any such examination, study, or work requirement and be provi...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12|
Requires interest inventories to be administered to high school juniors and college sophomores to assist students in career decisions.
|MI||Signed into law 06/2011||Postsec.||Religious Beliefs of Students|
H.B. 4325 - Postsecondary Provisions
From Legislative Staff Summary: Provides that it is the intent of the Legislature that each public university submit a report to the house and senate appropriations committees and others by October 15, 2011, on the universities efforts to accommodate the sinc...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2011||Postsec.||Collection and Dissemination of Information Concerning Higher Education Institutions|
Authorizes the Higher Education Policy Commission to collect and disseminate information concerning higher education institutions. Requires each institution to annually provide the commission, as requested, all information the commission or council considers n...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act|
Amends the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act, amends provisions concerning criminal penalties for lottery fraud and scholarship stacking.
|AR||Signed into law 03/2011||Postsec.|
|Obtaining Student Consent Form|
Requires institutions of higher education to make a good faith effort to obtain the student consent form and collect and report the data required under the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act. Institutions may lost approved status if they fail to do so.
|NH||Signed into law 07/2009||Postsec.|
|Residency Requirements, Use of Scholarship Funds|
Clarifies residency requirements for the New Hampshire incentive grant program. Expands the number of institutions of higher education at which scholarship funds for natural and adopted children of veterans may be used.