House Bill 1042
House Bill 1042 was signed into law June 7, 2012. Portions of the law went into effect Aug. 28, 2012. The bill addresses the following areas:
All public two-year and four-year higher education institutions must replicate best practices in developmental education identified through collaboration between colleges and universities and research by experts in developmental education.
Missouri higher education institutions will promote student transfer by creating a statewide core transfer library of at least twenty-five lower division courses that are transferable among all public colleges and universities by July 1, 2014.
The Coordinating Board for Higher Education shall develop a policy to foster reverse transfer for any student who has accumulated enough hours in combination with at least one public higher education institution in Missouri that offers an associate degree and one public four-year higher education institution in the prescribed courses sufficient to meet requirements to be awarded an associate degree.
The Coordinating Board may charge and collect fees from out-of-state public institutions to cover the costs of reviewing and assuring the quality of programs offered by out-of-state public higher education institutions.