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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2991 191st (2019 - 2020)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Higher Education to make an investigation and study of a certain current Senate document relative to higher education matters

Senate, December 29, 2020 -- The committee on Higher Education, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 737) of William N. Brownsberger, Joanne M. Comerford, Sonia Chang-Diaz, John C. Velis and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent bureaucratic overreach in the collection of student debt; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 741) of Joanne M. Comerford, Tami L. Gouveia, Natalie M. Blais, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to commit to higher education the resources to Insure a strong and healthy public higher education system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 744) of James B. Eldridge, Natalie M. Higgins, Jack Patrick Lewis, Carmine Lawrence Gentile and other members of the General Court for legislation to guarantee debt-free public higher education; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 752) of Edward J. Kennedy, Diana DiZoglio, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure higher education student and campus safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Eric P. Lesser, Julian Cyr, Carole A. Fiola, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to require institutions of higher education to provide uniform financial aid information to accepted applicants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 758) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish the Bridge the Gap Scholarship to universalize access to community colleges; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 765) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to the Massachusetts State College Building Authority; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 769) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish the Finish Line Scholarship Program; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Eric P. Lesser, Jason M. Lewis, Brian M. Ashe, Bud L. Williams and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to community college tuition, reports the accompanying order (Senate, No. 2991).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Higher Education
Status:
Referred to Joint Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 5 actions for Order S.2991
Date Branch Action
12/29/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Higher Education
12/29/2020 Senate Accompanied by S737, S741, S744, S752, S754, S758, S765, S769 and S1089
12/29/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
1/5/2021 House No further action taken
1/5/2021 Senate No further action taken

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