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Advanced college tuition payment (GET) program, modifying program provisions: SB 5749, * ESSB 5749, CH 12 (2011) PV
Advising of students, academic, requirements for quarterly meetings with advisor: HB 2436
Aerospace training student loan program, establishment: HB 1846, * ESHB 1846, CH 8 (2011), SB 5674
Annuities and retirement income plans for higher education employees, provisions: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Archives and records management division, cost allocation to be based on actual services and service hours: SSB 5517
Archives and records management division, fee and charge exemption for institutions not using division services: SB 5517
Artworks for higher education buildings, suspending expenditure of moneys by arts commission for acquisition of art works: SB 6042
Athletics, intercollegiate, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for expenses at UW and WSU: SB 6456
Aviation fuel, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel by University of Washington and Washington State University: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Baccalaureate degree incentive program, establishment by higher education coordinating board: SB 5915
Baccalaureate degree program, accelerated, development: SB 5442, * SSB 5442, CH 108 (2011)
Baccalaureate degree programs, three-year, public high schools to inform students and parents concerning opportunities: SB 6029, SSB 6029
Baccalaureate degrees, increasing number of students who earn: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, HB 2717, SHB 2717, 2SHB 2717
Baccalaureate degrees, pilot project for designing and demonstrating innovative approaches by four-year institutions: HB 2717, SHB 2717, 2SHB 2717
Baccalaureate funding formula, establishing joint select legislative task force on formula: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Biomass, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel by University of Washington and Washington State University: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Boards of trustees and regents, open public meetings, providing time for comment: HB 2313, * SHB 2313, CH 228 (2012)
Building fees, regional universities and TESC, deposit in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Capital construction projects, allotments and valuing provisions, increasing amount for higher education institution projects: HB 2735
Career exploration partnership zone program, establishment as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Career pathways act, encouraging multiple career pathways: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Central Washington University, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Central Washington University, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Central Washington University, designation as state university: HB 2703
Central Washington University, honoring Dr. Gary Frederick: * HR 4605 (2011)
Child abuse and neglect, mandatory reporting requirements, extending to specified higher education institution employees: SB 5991, * ESSB 5991, CH 55 (2012)
Child care for higher education students, using certain lottery moneys to fund: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, including school district agreement with a college of education: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
College efficiency and savings act: HB 1394, SHB 1394, SB 5268
Commute trip reduction program, exemptions from local option transportation tax for higher education institutions having: HB 1882, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Consolidation of colleges and universities to form Washington state college and university system: SB 5107
Construction, funding education construction and equipment with lottery revenue bonds: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Council of presidents, abolishing: SB 5108
Courses, lower division, establishment of common course numbering and descriptions by work group: HB 1525, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5654
Courseware developed with state funds, placing under creative commons attribution license: HB 2336, SB 6460
Credit for prior learning, higher education coordinating board to convene academic credit for prior learning work group: SHB 1522, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Credit for prior learning, state board for community and technical colleges to convene academic credit for prior learning work group: HB 1522
Credit, qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding examinations by a national multidisciplinary STEM program to master list: * ESB 5974, CH 3 (2011)
Credit, qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding project lead the way examinations to master list: HB 2158
Credits, excess, charging higher tuition rates: HB 1654, SB 5868
Degree completion for four-year institutions, initial degree completion targets: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Degree completion for four-year institutions, initial degree completion targets and action plans: HB 1666, SHB 1666, SB 5717, SSB 5717
Developmental disabilities, adult patients with, grant program to encourage medical training to work with: SB 5443
Disabilities, students with, creating legislative task force on improving higher education access for: SB 6267
Disabilities, students with, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Disabilities, students with, specialized format instructional materials for students with print access disabilities: HB 1089, * SHB 1089, CH 356 (2011) PV
Doctoral programs, development at branch campuses of University of Washington and Washington State University: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
Eastern Washington University, authorizing educational specialist degrees: * HB 1477, CH 136 (2011)
Eastern Washington University, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Eastern Washington University, designation as state university: HB 2703
Eastern Washington University, honoring the Eagles football team: * HR 4618 (2011), * SR 8616 (2011)
Education construction fund, discontinuing funds appropriation for student achievement program: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education construction fund, reducing funding for: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6377, SB 6618
Education, colleges of, collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
Educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
Employees, compensation, revising salary and wage and health care provisions to provide institutional efficiencies: * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV
Employees, compensation, revising salary and wage provisions to provide institutional efficiencies: HB 2585, SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, SB 6401, SSB 6401, 2SSB 6401
Employees, health care insurance benefits to include wellness incentives: SB 5869
Employees, higher education employee annuities and retirement income plans: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Employees, higher education postretirement employment provisions: HB 1022, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5569
Employees, labor organization membership or nonmembership requirement by employer prohibited: SB 5347
Equipment maintenance services, public funds for, disbursement in advance by state treasurer: SB 5516
Ethics in public service, enforcement responsibility, shifting to public disclosure commission: HB 2402
Evergreen State College, The, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Evergreen State College, The, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Fees, excluding program fees from operating fees: SB 6399, SSB 6399
Fees, operating, revising total gross authorized operating fees revenue amounts for waivers, exemptions, and reductions: SB 6617
Fees, program fees, provisions: SSB 6399
Fees, services and activities, expenditure of: HB 2352, * SHB 2352, CH 104 (2012)
Financial aid, administration by institutions of higher education: HB 1816
Financial aid, awarding aid only to citizens or permanent residents of U.S.: SB 5334
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, closing entry to program: SB 5843
Financial aid, counseling for state need grant recipients, curriculum to be created by office of student financial assistance: SB 6121, * SSB 6121, CH 31 (2012)
Financial aid, creation of office of student financial assistance: SB 5182, SSB 5182, * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Financial aid, forecasting caseload of college bound scholarship program: * SB 5304, CH 304 (2011)
Financial aid, repealing certain programs: SB 6592
Financial aid, revising provisions of health professional loan repayment and scholarship program: * HB 1424, CH 26 (2011), SB 5483
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility provisions: HB 1650, SHB 1650, SB 5787, SB 6565
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, considering student merit: SB 5787
Financial aid, state need grant program, defining resident student for purposes of: SB 6565
Financial aid, state need grant program, participation by certain nonprofit institutions: SB 6322
Financial aid, state need grant, changing name to opportunity award: HB 2088
Financial aid, state need grants, giving priority to students formerly in foster care or pursuing a high-demand field of study: SB 6592
Financial aid, state work-study program, funding through business and professions licensing surcharges: SB 6447
Financial aid, state work-study program, funding through corporation and partnership surcharges: SB 6447
Financial aid, Washington pledge scholarship program, establishment: HB 1666, SHB 1666, SB 5717
Firearms, unlawful carrying or handling, on premises of higher education institution or at college-sponsored event: SB 5592
Foster care, youth in and alumni of, changing various programs to improve educational success of: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
GET ready for college program, establishment, payment by board of enrollment fee for each child born in state: HB 1907
Higher education committee, joint, creation: * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV, SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232, SB 6269, SSB 6269
Higher education consolidation act: SB 5107
Higher education employees, compensation reductions: * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Higher education employees, implementing three percent salary reduction: SB 5860
Higher education funding, constitutional amendment to make second highest duty of state: SJR 8225
Higher education institutions, reducing certain burdens: HB 1962
Higher education opportunity act: HB 1795, SHB 1795, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Higher education performance advisory council, establishment: HB 2049
Higher education reform, legislative task force on, establishment: HB 2833
Higher education steering committee, creation: * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Higher education system, revising funding and operating practices: HB 1816
Higher education, council for, creation: * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Higher education, council for, statutes to govern replacement of higher education coordinating board: SB 6269, SSB 6269
Illegal immigrants, preventing from qualifying as resident students for in-state tuition and financial aid purposes: SB 5828
Instructional materials, specialized format version for students with print access disabilities: HB 1089, * SHB 1089, CH 356 (2011) PV
Intellectual property rights, at state universities, provisions concerning: SB 6542
Internships, initiating Washington higher education internship program: HB 1816
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to college when offender is attending: HB 1208
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or be an employee: SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Laboratory school partnership program, creation: HB 2606, SB 6348
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, renaming Lake Washington Technical College as, expansion of programs: SB 5664, * SSB 5664, CH 118 (2011)
Meals sold to students and faculty of certain nonprofit entities, exemption from sales and use tax: HB 2095
Medical students, grant program to encourage training to work with adult patients with developmental disabilities: SB 5443
Medical students, provisions concerning certain student clinical rotations and residencies: HB 1183, * ESHB 1183, CH 150 (2011), SB 5548
Meetings, use of private facilities, special approval for certain groups not required: HB 1394, SHB 1394, SB 5268
Military reserve members, rights of members who are students: HB 1221, SB 6164
Multiple-unit dwellings, new and rehabilitated, promoting near college campuses in certain unincorporated areas: * SSB 6277, CH 194 (2012)
National guard members, early registration: HB 2503, SHB 2503
National guard members, priority registration: HB 2345, SB 6288
Online learning, higher education institutions' role in encouraging K-12 students to use during school year breaks: HB 2634
Online university, nonprofit, state to partner with nationally recognized independent university: HB 1822, SB 5136
Online university, nonprofit, state to partner with Western Governors University: * SHB 1822, CH 146 (2011), SSB 5136, 2SSB 5136
Opportunity expansion program, establishment: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity expansion program, modifying provisions, including business and occupation tax credits: HB 2532
Opportunity internship program, revising provisions: HB 1608, SHB 1608
Opportunity programs, coordination with career pathways as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Opportunity scholarship act, provisions: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity scholarship board, business and occupation tax credit for contributions to: HB 2532
Opportunity scholarship program, board, and account, creation: HB 2088
Opportunity scholarship program, board, and match transfer account, creation: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Peer mentoring, higher education partnerships to encourage at-risk elementary school students to attend college: HB 1908
Performance and accountability in higher education, council for, creation: SSB 5182
Police officers for higher education institutions, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: HB 1736, SB 5606
Police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, collective bargaining provisions: SSB 5606
Police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: SHB 1736
Polytechnical college, independent four-year, creation of college and higher education investment district: SB 5287
Postdoctoral and clinical employees at University of Washington and Washington State University, collective bargaining: * ESSB 6486, CH 255 (2012) PV
Postdoctoral researchers at University of Washington and Washington State University, collective bargaining: HB 2681, SB 6486
Presidents, abolishing council of presidents: SB 5108
Prior learning, academic credit for, convening academic credit for prior learning work group: HB 1522, SHB 1522
Project lead the way, examination scores, adding to master list of examinations qualifying for college credit: HB 2158
Public interest degrees, board role in promoting through tuition incentives: HB 1954
Public interest degrees, establishment of joint select legislative task force on public interest degrees: HB 1954
Public interest degrees, establishment of task force on public interest degrees: SHB 1666
Public interest degrees, higher education coordinating board role in promoting through tuition incentives: SHB 1666
Purchasing, bidding preferences for Washington businesses: HB 1355
Purchasing, removing requirement that higher education institutions purchase from correctional industries: HB 1663, * SHB 1663, CH 198 (2011) PV
Purchasing, revising higher education institution bidding and equipment maintenance services provisions: HB 2585, SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV, SB 6401, SSB 6401, 2SSB 6401
Purchasing, revising higher education institution contracting requirements: SSB 5519
Purchasing, revising requirement that higher education institutions purchase from correctional industries: SB 5519
Regional mobility grant program, establishing to aid public higher education institutions: HB 1882, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Regional universities, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Regional universities, designation as state universities: HB 2703
Remedial postsecondary education, governing boards to waive tuition fees for precollege courses for certain students: SB 6438
Remedial postsecondary education, superintendent of public instruction to reimburse higher education institutions for: SB 6438
Reporting crime statistics, exempting institutions of higher education from certain requirements: * SHB 2259, CH 227 (2012)
Reporting greenhouse gas emissions and crime statistics, exempting institutions of higher education from certain requirements: HB 2259
Running start program, limiting enrollment: SB 5572, SSB 5572
Running start program, transfer of college-level courses: ESSB 5924
Running start program, tuition and fees: SB 5924, ESSB 5924
Sex offenders, registered, notice to college when offender is attending: HB 1208
Sex offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or be an employee: SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Snohomish Polytechnical College, creation as an independent four-year college: SB 5287
Social workers, degree in social work from accredited program to be required: HB 1043, SB 5020, * ESSB 5020, CH 89 (2011)
Solar energy systems, incentives for participation in renewable energy investment cost recovery program: HB 1144, SHB 1144
Spokane intercollegiate research and technology institute, abolishing, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to innovate Washington: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
State education council, establishment: ESHB 1849
State education council, establishment as oversight and advocacy board for postsecondary education: HB 1849
STEM, national multidisciplinary STEM program examinations, adding to master list of examinations qualifying for college credit: * ESB 5974, CH 3 (2011)
Student achievement council, creation as primary successor to higher education coordinating board: SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232
Student achievement council, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: SHB 2483, * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV
Student achievement council, creation of: HB 2483, SB 6232
Student achievement council, office of the, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: HB 2483, SB 6232
Student achievement, joint select legislative committee on, establishment: HB 2483, SHB 2483, SB 6232
Student child care in higher education account, deposit of certain lottery moneys: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Student financial assistance, office of, creation: SB 5182, SSB 5182, * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Students with disabilities, creating legislative task force on improving higher education access for: SB 6267
Students with disabilities, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Students, involvement in higher education institution governance: HB 2596, SB 6334
Students, rights when member of national guard or other military reserve component: HB 1221, SB 6164
Technology, commercialization of, creation of innovation database and enewsletter: SB 5736
Technology, commercialization of, state university funding programs: SB 5521
Technology, technology transfer funding and programs: HB 1551
Transfer and student advising system for higher education, online, establishing and maintaining: HB 2258
Transferring from community or technical college to four-year institution, provisions: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5915
Travel arrangements by institutions, appropriate means for making and paying for: SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV, 2SSB 6401
Tuition and fees, increases, requiring governing boards to make proposals public: * SHB 2313, CH 228 (2012)
Tuition and fees, revising provisions for four-year institutions: HB 1666, SHB 1666, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5717, SSB 5717, SB 5915
Tuition and fees, waivers, for persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for felony: HB 1435
Tuition and fees, waivers, when persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for felony: HB 2221, SHB 2221
Tuition waivers, revising total gross authorized operating fees revenue amounts for waivers: SB 6617
Tuition, boards of state and regional universities and The Evergreen State College to reduce or increase: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, HB 1816
Tuition, ensuring high-value return through higher education opportunity act: HB 1795, SHB 1795, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Tuition, excluding resident undergraduates from reductions or increases by governing boards of institutions: SB 6399, SSB 6399
Tuition, resident undergraduates, increases to be set by four-year institutions: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5679
Tuition, setting tuition for each student at rate in effect on first day of their first term: SB 5719
University Center at Everett Community College, Washington State University to establish Everett branch campus in collaboration with University Center: SHB 1792
University Center of North Puget Sound, assigning management to Washington State University: HB 1792, E2SHB 1792, SB 5636, * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
University Center of North Puget Sound, needs assessment and analysis requirement: * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
University Center of North Puget Sound, requiring needs assessment for changes and modifications: SSB 5636
University of Washington, authority to conduct medical cannabis administration research: HB 1100, SB 5073, SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
University of Washington, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
University of Washington, board of regents, adding second student member: HB 2709
University of Washington, branch campuses, development of doctoral programs: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
University of Washington, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
University of Washington, collective bargaining, requests for agreement implementation funds: HB 1665, SHB 1665, SB 5614, * SSB 5614, CH 344 (2011)
University of Washington, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
University of Washington, evidence-based practice institute, role in evidence- and research-based programs for juvenile justice, child welfare, and children's mental health: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
University of Washington, forest resources institute and school, addressing forest sector issues: HB 1254, * SHB 1254, CH 187 (2011), SB 5123, SSB 5123
University of Washington, funding programs for state university technology commercialization: SB 5521
University of Washington, health sciences library, online access for licensed midwives: HB 1176, SB 5071
University of Washington, health sciences library, online access for licensed midwives and marriage and family therapists: * SSB 5071, CH 35 (2011)
University of Washington, intellectual property rights: SB 6542
University of Washington, investment of university funds, requirements: SB 6468, * SJR 8223 (2012)
University of Washington, nursing school, consulting with health care personnel shortage task force: SSB 6115
University of Washington, Olympic natural resources center, governor to appoint policy advisory board to advise on center policies: SB 5997, * SSB 5997, CH 243 (2012)
University of Washington, operating funds investment account, creation and use: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
University of Washington, products manufactured pursuant to licensing agreement with university, business and occupation tax exemption: HB 1943, SHB 1943, SB 5732, SSB 5732, 2SSB 5732
University of Washington, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for intercollegiate athletic expenses: SB 6456
University of Washington, reviewing other states' building codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
University of Washington, transfer of state law library from supreme court to: HB 2399
University of Washington, transfer of state library from secretary of state to: HB 2398
University of Washington, use of financial gains from course materials authored by employees and sold to students: HB 1932
Veterans, early registration: HB 2503, SHB 2503
Veterans, modifying definition of resident student to include veterans residing in state when separated from service: HB 2745, SB 6544
Veterans, priority registration: HB 2345, SB 6288
Veterans, returning, Western Washington University to coordinate program that leverages leadership of returning veterans: HB 1863, SB 5608
Washington state college and university system, creation: SB 5107
Washington State University, assigning management of University Center of North Puget Sound to WSU: HB 1792, E2SHB 1792, SB 5636, * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
Washington State University, authority to conduct medical cannabis administration research: SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
Washington State University, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Washington State University, authorizing service charge to cover application processing costs: 2E2SHB 1144
Washington State University, branch campuses, development doctoral programs: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
Washington State University, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
Washington State University, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Washington State University, duties within Washington state college and university system: SB 5107
Washington State University, establishing Everett branch campus in collaboration with University Center at Everett Community College: SHB 1792
Washington State University, extension energy program, advisory opinion on utility's meeting of certain targets: HB 2688, SHB 2688, SB 6414
Washington State University, extension energy program, authorizing grants to successful energy efficiency upgrades pilot programs: SB 6441, SSB 6441
Washington State University, extension energy program, role in state energy resource policy and planning: SB 6035
Washington State University, extension energy program, studying densified biomass: SB 6338
Washington State University, funding programs for state university technology commercialization: SB 5521
Washington State University, intellectual property rights: SB 6542
Washington State University, investment of university funds, requirements: SB 6468, * SJR 8223 (2012)
Washington State University, operating funds investment account, creation and use: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
Washington State University, products manufactured pursuant to licensing agreement with university, business and occupation tax exemption: HB 1943, SHB 1943, SB 5732, SSB 5732, 2SSB 5732
Washington State University, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for intercollegiate athletic expenses: SB 6456
Washington State University, reviewing other states' building codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Washington State University, storm water control facility rates and charges: SB 5520
Washington State University, use of financial gains from course materials authored by employees and sold to students: HB 1932
Washington technology center, abolishing, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to innovate Washington: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
Washington works indicators and payments, establishment and use: HB 2265, SHB 2265
Washington works indicators, establishment for four-year institutions of higher education: E2SHB 2265
Western Governors University, state to partner with: * SHB 1822, CH 146 (2011), SSB 5136, 2SSB 5136
Western Washington University, coordinating program that leverages leadership of returning veterans: HB 1863, SB 5608
Western Washington University, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Western Washington University, designation as state university: HB 2703
Western Washington University, role in establishment and functioning of center for marine innovation: SB 6264