Introduced by Rep. Deb Wallace, (D-Vancouver) (D) on January 15, 2009 To make permanent the practices of setting tuition prices for higher education. This act permanently allows governing boards of colleges and universities to raise and lower prices. The bill also removes requirements for when the rates shall be set for the 2009-10 academic year. (See also Companion SB 5734). Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Higher Education Committee on January 15, 2009
Substitute offered in the House on February 13, 2009 To remove provisions that would have made current tuition-setting authorities permanent and replaced with provisions that include an end date for those authorities.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 13, 2009
Referred to the House Ways & Means Committee on February 18, 2009
Referred to the House Rules Committee on March 2, 2009