HB 2613-S - DIGEST

Requires four-year institutions of higher education that increase tuition beyond levels assumed in the omnibus appropriations act after January 1, 2011, to report to the governor and relevant committees of the legislature by December 31st every year on the effectiveness of the various sources and methods of financial aid in mitigating tuition increases.

Authorizes an institution of higher education to pay its employees for services rendered biweekly.

Requires the joint legislative audit and review committee's systemic performance audit of the impact of tuition-setting authority to consider student completion rather than institutional quality.

Exempts from predesign review, projects at institutions of higher education, which may be valued up to ten million dollars.