NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, April 7, 1999

PLACE: E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Teel Bivins


A public hearing to consider the following:

SB 4            Bivins / et al.
Relating to public school finance and to public education.

SB 540            Shapiro
Relating to the purchase of attendance credits under the foundation
school program.

SB 541            Shapiro
Relating to the computation of school district property values for
purposes of school finance.

SB 591            Shapiro / et al.
Relating to funding for school districts that open new schools or
expand existing schools.

SB 592            Shapiro / et al.
Relating to state assistance for school facilities in certain
fast-growth school districts.

SB 593            Shapiro / et al.
Relating to additional state assistance for certain school
districts with high tax rates.

SB 594            Nelson
Relating to state assistance for certain school district
instructional facilities projects.

SB 595            Nelson
Relating to the state funding for school district debt service.

SB 596            Nelson
Relating to an additional Foundation School Program allotment for
schools that open or expand instructional facilities.

SB 695            Luna, Gregory
Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers
and librarians.

SB 856            Shapleigh
Relating to additional funding to school districts for teacher

SB 1139            Wentworth
Relating to the taxable value of property of a school district that
does not offer each grade level from kindergarten to 12th grade.

SB 1286            Lucio
Relating to the public education facilities assistance fund.

SJR 33            Lucio
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the
establishment of a public education facilities assistance fund.

SB 1448            West, Royce
Relating to compensation of and benefits for public school teachers
and librarians.

SB 1450            West, Royce
Relating to certificates issued to public school teachers as a
basis of establishing compensation levels and to attracting new
teachers to work in public elementary and secondary schools.

SB 1452            West, Royce
Relating to minimum salaries for full-time registered nurses
employed by school districts.

SB 1489            Duncan
Relating to public funding for school districts that experience a
decline in district property values.

SB 1616            Cain
Relating to compensation and preparation of public school teachers
and the financing thereof.

Subcommittee Reports:

SB 299            Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of
Houston-Clear Lake.

SB 751            Sibley / et al.
Relating to the composition of the University of North Texas

SB 947            Barrientos
Relating to the authority of the board of regents of The University
of Texas System to increase the student union fee at The University
of Texas at Austin.

SB 989            Lucio
Relating to the purchase or other acquisition of land by The
University of Texas--Pan American.

SB 1289            Zaffirini
Relating to donations and other transfers of real or personal
property to institutions of higher education.

SB 1290            Zaffirini
Relating to the requirements for the conveyance of an interest in
real property from a political subdivision to an institution of
higher education.

SB 1326            Gallegos
Relating to tuition charged for students of optometry.