NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE: 11:00AM or 30 mins. after adjourn
             Wednesday, March 31, 1999

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


A public hearing to consider the following:

SB 330            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to the transfer and operation of the Communities In
Schools program.

SB 332            Moncrief
Relating to authorizing institutions of higher education to impose
a fee to support Washington, D.C., internships and abolishing the
Texas-Washington, D.C., intern scholarship program.

SB 691            Lucio
Relating to the financing and administration of a program for
public library development.

SB 692            Lucio
Relating to expanding the TexShare library consortium.

SB 836            Duncan
Relating to the speed limits for certain buses used to transport
students to school activities.

SB 870            Cain
Relating to information provided to parents of students receiving
special education.

SB 955            Bivins
Relating to grants in support of pre-reading instruction.

SB 1026            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to cooperative programs between school districts or
institutions of higher education and the Texas Space Grant

SB 1060            Bivins
Relating to the boards of trustees of certain special-purpose
school districts.

SB 1061            Bivins
Relating to the ad valorem taxation of a certain leasehold or other
possessory interest in real property constituting a certain project
of an industrial development corporation.

SB 1343            Bivins
Relating to the issuance of bonds to finance or refinance certain
facilities used by an open-enrollment charter school.

SB 1472            Bivins
Relating to the age at which a student may take the high school
equivalency examination and the age of compulsory attendance in
public school.

Subcommittee Reports:

SB 149            Harris
Relating to student intercollegiate athletic fees at The University
of Texas at Arlington.

SB 184            Barrientos
Relating to the student loan program administered by the Texas Higher
Education Coordinating Board; authorizing the issuance of bonds.

SJR 16            Barrientos
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of
general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students.

SB 344            Jackson
Relating to graduate level instruction at Texas A&M University at

SB 481            Harris
Relating to the purchase of periodical subscriptions by certain
institutions of higher education with constitutional funds.

SB 562            Duncan
Relating to student fees charged by Texas Tech University.

SB 746            Shapleigh
Relating to student union fees at The University of Texas at El Paso.

SB 900            Sibley
Relating to student fees at the University of North Texas.

SB 940            Armbrister
Relating to student fees for bus services at Southwest Texas State

SB 979            Haywood
Relating to the adoption of a medical services fee at Midwestern
State University.

SB 1716            Ellis, Rodney
Relating to authorizing a recreational and wellness facility fee at
the University of Houston.

SB 1763            Barrientos
Relating to certain fees charged at certain institutions of higher

SB 1765            Barrientos
Relating to certain fees charged at certain institutions of higher

HB 229            West, George "Buddy"     SP: Duncan
Relating to student union fees at The University of Texas of the
Permian Basin.

Pending Business:

SB 103            Bivins
Relating to state assessments of public school students.

SB 266            Armbrister
Relating to participation by private school students in University
Interscholastic League sponsored activities.

SB 491            Luna, Gregory
Relating to legal services provided to school districts.