State Legislation on Online Postsecondary Education Passed from January to July 2014



CO S 114

State University Global Campus Student Access

Status: Enacted – Act No. 144
Date of Last Action:*  05/02/2014 – Enacted
Author: Todd (D)
Topics: Postsecondary, Postsecondary-Community and Junior Colleges, Distance/online/virtual learning
Summary: Amends the role and mission of Colorado State University global – campus on-line university to permit baccalaureate degree programs instead of upper-division baccalaureate completion degree programs.


IL S 3441

Higher Education Distance Learning Act

Status: Enacted – Act No. 792
Date of Last Action:*  07/25/2014 – Enacted
Author: McGuire (D)
Topics: Postsecondary, Distance/online/virtual learning
Summary: Creates the Higher Education Distance Learning Act, authorizes a certain reciprocity agreement, provides that the Board shall be the lead agency in coordinating reciprocity for distance learning, creates a specified fund, provides for a student refund policy and for equitable treatment, provides that nothing shall be construed to affect the authority of the Attorney General to enforce…

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