COMMITTEE:   Higher Education 

TIME & DATE: 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
Wednesday, April 06, 2011 

PLACE:       E1.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Dan Branch 


HB 573        Gallego
Relating to a TEXAS grant pilot project to provide incentives for students to attend certain underutilized public institutions of higher education.

HB 587        Kleinschmidt           
Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of designated tuition for student financial assistance at public institutions of higher education.

HB 1163       Keffer                 
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain peace officers and firefighters.

HB 1339       Lyne                   
Relating to the student fees for the university center at Midwestern State University.

HB 1521       Otto                   
Relating to re-creating the scholarship trust fund for fifth-year accounting students as a trust fund outside the treasury.

HB 1839       Phillips               
Relating to excluding a provider of recreational classes that do not lead to an educational credential from regulation as a career school or college.

HB 2036       Hochberg               
Relating to certain competitive scholarships at public institutions of higher education.

HB 2090       Marquez                
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the establishment of a dental school at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.

HB 2339       Gallego                
Relating to the authority of Sul Ross State University to offer certain degree and certificate programs.

HB 2630       Branch | et al.        
Relating to the formal recognition of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and to administration of the health institutions and programs of the system.

HB 2910       Branch                 
Relating to agreements between the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and certain organizations for increasing degree completion rates.

HB 2911       Branch                 
Relating to guaranteed student loans and alternative education loans.

HB 3461       Margo                  
Relating to the transfer of adult education and literacy programs from the Texas Education Agency to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

HB 3577       Gonzales, Larry        
Relating to eligibility requirements for the Texas Educational Opportunity Grant.

HB 3591       Howard, Donna
Relating to the confidentiality of information obtained by a compliance office of an institution of higher education.

HJR 130       Branch                 
Meeting requirements of the United States Department of Education concerning federal student aid by naming private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas that are authorized to operate educational programs beyond secondary education, including programs leading to a degree or certificate.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 3591


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