SB0008. As introduced, enacts the "Higher Education Equality Act" to prevent institutions of higher education from granting preferences based on race, gender or ethnicity to students, ...

Tennessee General Assembly. 108th General Assembly. Senate.

Introduced:
Dec 19, 2012
Last Action:
Feb 27, 2013
Failed to pass S., Ayes 4, Nays 2, PNV 3

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History

Dec 19, 2012: Filed for intro.

Jan 8, 2013: Intro., P1C.

Jan 9, 2013: P2C Held on desk pending committee appointments

Jan 10, 2013: Ref. to S. Ed Comm.

Feb 6, 2013: Placed on S. Ed. Comm. cal. for 2/13/2013

Feb 13, 2013: Action Def. in S. Ed. Comm. to 2/20/2013

Feb 13, 2013: Placed on S. Ed. Comm. cal. for 2/20/2013

Feb 20, 2013: Action Def. in S. Ed. Comm. to 2/27/2013

Feb 21, 2013: Placed on S. Ed. Comm. cal. for 2/27/2013

Feb 27, 2013: Failed to pass S., Ayes 4, Nays 2, PNV 3

Feb 27, 2013: Failed to pass, Ayes 4, Nays 2, PNV 3

Summary

As introduced, enacts the "Higher Education Equality Act" to prevent institutions of higher education from granting preferences based on race, gender or ethnicity to students, employees or contractors. - Amends TCA Title 49, Chapter 14; Title 49, Chapter 50; Title 49, Chapter 7; Title 49, Chapter 8 and Title 49, Chapter 9.