The following are proposed rules that the Missouri Department of Higher Education has submitted to the Secretary of State for publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments and attend a public hearing, if one is scheduled.

The instructions for submitting comments and the location and date of a hearing, if one is scheduled, are located after the text of each rule. Please note that the official text of a proposed rule is the version that appears in the Missouri Register, not the copy on this site. The link to the Missouri Register will be available in the chart below once the proposed rule is published. Refer to the Missouri Register if you wish to submit comments.



Proposed Rule Summary Fiscal Note(s) Supporting Documents Link to Missouri Register Small Business Impact Statement Date Posted
6 CSR 10-12.010 This proposed rule establishes policies and procedures for the administration of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).  The goal of SARA is to provide a more efficient, effective and uniform system for the delivery and oversight of distance education between and among participating states and institutions.  The proposed rule defines pertinent terms, outlines responsibilities of the Department of Higher Education and participating institutions, and describes the complaint process to which participating institutions agree to adhere.

PUBLIC COST: This proposed rule will cost state agencies or political subdivisions approximately one hundred twelve thousand five hundred dollars ($112,500) annually in the aggregate.


PRIVATE COST: This proposed rule will cost private entities approximately one hundred twenty-one thousand five hundred dollars ($121,500) annually in the aggregate.

Not Applicable 1/2/15 Volume 40, No. 1 This proposed amendment will not have an economic impact on small businesses. 12/29/2014