Introduced by Rep. Holly Hughes (R) on October 27, 2011, to revise a 2008 law authorizing “promise zone” tax increment financing authorities (TIFA) to subsidize college tuition for students in low educational attainment areas, by allowing these authorities to more easily revise the academic performance standards they may or may not require students to meet, and also to revise budget-related procedural details.
Referred to the House Education Committee on October 27, 2011.
Reported in the House on June 7, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on September 27, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 27, 2012.