Maine LD 99: An Act To Stabilize the Faculty and Programs at the University of Southern Maine

LD 99 (subjects: SPENDING , EDUCATION )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=99&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Justin Alfond of Cumberland: (D – District 27) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

8 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/20/2015 Senate Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Langley of Hancock REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
1/20/2015 House Bill REFERRED to the Committee on EDUCATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/14/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Stabilize the Faculty and Programs at the University of Southern Maine

Emergency preamble. Whereas, acts and resolves of the Legislature do not become effective until 90 days after adjournment unless enacted as emergencies; and

Whereas, due to a decrease in student enrollment and other factors, the University of Southern Maine has cut programs and reduced the size of its faculty; and

Whereas, this legislation is needed as soon as possible to reverse this trend and prevent permanent damage to the University of Southern Maine; and

Whereas, in the judgment of the Legislature, these facts create an emergency within the meaning of the Constitution of Maine and require the following legislation as immediately necessary for the preservation of the public peace, health and safety; now, therefore,

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.

UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM, BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE

Educational and General Activities – UMS 0031

Initiative: Provides one-time funds to the University of Southern Maine to develop a recruitment and marketing program to stabilize enrollment.

GENERAL FUND 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
All Other
$2,000,000 $0 $0
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GENERAL FUND TOTAL $2,000,000 $0 $0

Emergency clause. In view of the emergency cited in the preamble, this legislation takes effect when approved.

summary

This bill provides one-time funds of $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2014-15 to the University of Southern Maine to develop a recruitment and marketing program to stabilize enrollment.

Patterns of Support

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This information about LD 99 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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