Introduced by Rep. Mike Shirkey (R) on January 30, 2013, to allow community colleges to grant bachelor degrees in nursing, “ski area management,” wastewater treatment technology, “allied health,” information technology, and manufacturing technology. This would be in addition to community college bachelor degrees authorized by a 2012 law, which included cement technology, maritime technology, energy production technology and culinary arts. Full Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on January 30, 2013.
Reported in the House on August 27, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill be referred to the Committee on Michigan Competitiveness.
Referred to the House Michigan Competitiveness Committee on August 27, 2014.