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 Bill Status of HB5696  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch - Carol Ammons - Nicholas K Smith - Katie Stuart - Michael Halpin, LaToya Greenwood, La Shawn K. Ford and Jonathan Carroll

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter - Iris Y. Martinez - Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Bill Cunningham, Omar Aquino, Cristina Castro, Martin A. Sandoval, Daniel Biss, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Emil Jones, III, Michael E. Hastings, Scott M. Bennett, Napoleon Harris, III and Kwame Raoul)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2018HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Bridge Program for Underrepresented Students Act. Defines terms. Provides that each public university in this State may establish a Bridge Program for underrepresented students. Specifies program requirements. Provides that a public university that establishes a Bridge Program shall, on or before September 1, 2019 and on or before September 1 of each subsequent year, publish on its website and make available to the public a report on the Program. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Higher Education Committee
  4/12/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Higher Education Committee; 020-000-000
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/13/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/23/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/26/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/27/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/30/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Higher Education
  5/2/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Higher Education; 009-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/10/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/25/2018SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2018
  5/29/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/29/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  5/30/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul

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