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:


Developmental Education

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.


Reverse Transfer

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.


Out-of-state fees

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.