Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1245

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 21-18-9-5.

Synopsis: Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne. Requires the commission for higher education to approve the establishment of: (1) not more than six graduate degree programs aligned with industries identified as target industries for regional economic development; and (2) a baccalaureate degree program in insurance and risk management; at the Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne campus.

Effective: July 1, 2013.





GiaQuinta, Lehman




    January 14, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Education.







Introduced

First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1245



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning higher education.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 21-18-9-5; (13)IN1245.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 21-18-9-5, AS AMENDED BY P.L.101-2012, SECTION 1, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 5. (a) The commission may approve or disapprove the:
        (1) establishment of any new branches, regional or other campuses, or extension centers;
        (2) establishment of any new college or school; or
        (3) offering of any proposed or existing:
            (A) associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree; or
            (B) program leading to a certificate or other indication of accomplishment.
     (b) The commission shall approve the establishment of not more than six (6) graduate degree programs, which may include doctoral degree programs, at the Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne campus. Each program approved under this subsection must be aligned with an industry that is identified as a target industry for regional economic development. Total

enrollment in the programs may not exceed ninety-six (96) students each academic year.
     (c) The commission shall approve the establishment of a baccalaureate degree program in insurance and risk management at the Indiana University Purdue University-Fort Wayne campus.