SB 334, 2015 (Amended Section - Proposed Language)
174.310. 1. There shall be a period of orderly transition which shall begin with the appointment of the board of regents, during which the St. Louis board of education shall convey by gift, the buildings, facilities, equipment, and adjoining eight acres, more or less, of realty located at 3026 Laclede Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, which currently serves as the campus of Harris-Stowe State College, to the board of regents, and during which time the St. Louis board of education, at its own expense, shall continue to provide necessary supporting services to Harris-Stowe State College. The transition period shall terminate no later than July 1, 1979, at which time the regents shall be responsible for every aspect of the college's operation.
2. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter to the contrary, the board of regents of Harris-Stowe State College is authorized to offer baccalaureate degree programs and graduate degree programs that will meet the needs of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Such programs shall be subject to approval by the coordinating board for higher education as provided for in subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection 2 of section 173.005.
3. The state shall, effective July 1, 1978, provide the necessary funds to fully staff and operate Harris-Stowe State College and to make appropriate capital improvements.
4. On and after August 28, 2005, Harris-Stowe State College shall be known as Harris-Stowe State University, and the provisions contained in subsections 1 to 3 of this section shall continue to apply to the institution.