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HB21-1173

Prohibiting Legacy Preferences In Higher Ed Insts

Concerning prohibiting higher education institutions from considering legacy preferences in the admissions process.
Session:
2021 Regular Session
Subject:
Higher Education
Bill Summary

Current law does not prevent a higher education institution (institution) from considering legacy preferences and familial relationships to alumni of the institution as eligible criteria for admissions standards. The bill prohibits a governing board of a state-supported higher education institution (governing board) from considering legacy preferences and familial relationships to alumni of the institution in the admissions process. The bill allows a governing board to ask questions regarding familial relationships to alumni of the institution in order to collect data.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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