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Statewide Academic Relations in the 2011 Legislative Session Office of State Relations And Office of University Academic Planning & Policy
State-level Academic Interests • • • Legislature Commission for Higher Education Governor Superintendent of Public Instruction Education Roundtable
PAGR / UAPP Partnership Working together to: • Identify key initiatives at state level impacting academic affairs • Communicate to key interest groups • Coordinate responses • Provide central point of contact for IU
2011 Legislative Session Statistics • Long Session – January 5 – April 29 • 994 Introduced Bills 453 House Bills 541 Senate Bills • 124 bills tracked by IU
Bill Volume – 2009 Long Session • • Introduced bills – 1, 326 Survive first chamber – 442 Enacted – 188 Tracked by IU - 493
26 Bill Review Categories • • • • Academic Instruction Academic Research Affirmative Action Benefits & Human Resources Budget & Accounting Computing &Technology Disabled Student Services Economic Development Environmental Health & Safety Facility Construction/Utility Issues Charitable & Foundation Issues Governance & Public Access Health Profession Schools • • • Higher Education Policy Hospital & Practice Plan Issues Police Matters Property & Casualty Insurance Purchasing & Procurement Real Estate State & Local Tax Policy Student Enrollment/ Finance Assistance Student Health Transportation Issues Treasury Issues Veterans Affairs
Public Access Issues • SB 70, SB 125, SB 371, HB 1304 • Increased penalties for those violating either the Open Door Law or Public Records Law • Review of withheld information by the court or public access counselor • Materials available on website
College and University Police Officers • SB 30 • Allows college and university police officers to exercise jurisdiction over any part of Indiana instead of only upon real property owned or operated by a college or university.
Firearm Regulation • SB 292 and SB 319 • Prohibition of regulation by political subdivisions. • Allows a person adversely affected by regulations to file an action against the political subdivision.
Government Ethics • SB 364 • Updates to ethics bill passed during the 2010 legislative session.
Indiana University Trustees • HB 1177 • Updates current Indiana Code regarding the Indiana University Trustees
SSACI Assistance • HB 1328 • Freedom of choice grants and higher education awards. • 21 st Century Scholars changes.
Early Graduation Scholarship • HB 1249 and SB 497 • Scholarship to students graduating early from high school • Requires the state board of education to amend rules to facilitates graduation from high school in less that seven semesters
Other Issues • Transparency • Contracts and Public Works Projects • Benefits and Human Resources
Commission for Higher Education Five-point Transfer Action Plan: 1) Statewide Common Core Curriculum 2) Common Course Numbering System 3) Single Degree Articulation Agreements 4) Core Transfer Library maintenance 5) University transfer ombudsperson
Education Roundtable Resolutions on: • Early High School Completion • Charter Schools • Educator Evaluation /Compensation Systems
Contact Information • Becca Polcz ([email protected] edu) Assistant Director for Government Relations • Barbara Bichelmeyer, Ph. D Associate Vice President for University Academic Planning and Policy