NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: S/C on Capital Funding for Higher Education

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM, Thursday, March 23, 2006

PLACE: E1.036

CHAIR: Senator Judith Zaffirini

The Senate Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education will meet
on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. in room E1.036 of the Capitol
Extension.  The Subcommittee will conduct organizational business, as well
as hear invited testimony regarding the Subcommittee's Interim Charge:
1. Study capital funding for institutions of higher education, including
tuition revenue bonds (looking at construction, renovation, and technology
projects), PUF, and HEAF funding issues.  Review the state's current
process of authorizing tuition revenue bonds.  Make recommendations to
streamline and objectify the process to ensure the authorizations of
tuition revenue bonds meet the state's goals for higher education.