Laws and Regulations



Current Regulatory Activity

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Recently Approved Regulations

Substantive Change Approval (Filed February 10, 2023 - Effective April 1, 2023)

Educational Programs Under 32 Hours in Length (Filed February 10, 2023 - Effective April 1, 2023)

Registration and Re-registration of Out-of-State Institutions (Filed February 10, 2023 - Effective February 10, 2023)

Repeal of Ability to Benefit Language (Filed January 27, 2023 – Effective April 1, 2023)

Annual Reports Submissions and Labor Market Identification Data (Filed on July 11, 2022 - Effective Immediately)

STRF Fee Increase (Filed January 12, 2022 – Effective April 1, 2022)

STRF Application Form Change (Filed April 13, 2021 – Effective Immediately)

Intensive English Language Programs (Effective July 1, 2021)


Regulatory Activity Archive

Memos Regarding Laws & Regulations

BPPE Town Hall Meetings

The Bureau uses town hall meetings to brief stakeholders on forthcoming changes to laws or regulations and to solicit input from stakeholders.

Date Time Location Meeting Topic(s) Youtube
November 29, 2023 10:00 AM Teleconference Meeting
How to Join Meeting
Senate Bill 1433 (2022), effective January 1, 2023, which reauthorizes the Bureau for four years Video
January 24, 2022 1:00 PM Teleconference Meeting
How to Join Meeting
Implementation of Senate Bill 802 (Definition of Educational Program)
Minimum Operating Standards Regulations

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