Mississippi Public Universities
Legislative Update
Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. 25-61-19, the following describes legislation enacted during the 2015 Legislative Session that revises powers and duties of the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation.

HB 951 - Commission on College Accreditation; authorize to enter into certain interstate reciprocity agreements for distance education.

Summary: HB 951 authorizes the Mississippi Commission on College Accreditation (MCCA) to enter into interstate reciprocity agreements for distance education. MCCA will serve as the portal agency for the State of Mississippi in managing interstate reciprocity agreements. Effective July 1, 2015.

Contact: Kim Gallaspy
Director of Legislative Services
kgallaspy@mississippi.edu
Phone: 601.432.6493